In order for the Here Comes the Bus (opens in a new window) app to be effective, parents & guardians planning to use the app should make sure their “To” school and “From” school student transportation data is accurate. By December 20, 2019, parents & guardians are asked to visit Home Access Center (opens in […]
Governor’s Office Of Crime Control and Prevention Provides School Safety Tips The start of the school year is exciting and stressful for children and parents, so the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention has a list of a few basic tips to get children off to a good start. “As parents, many of us […]
Citizens Encouraged to Take Safety Precautions When Sharing the Road with Buses The Calvert County Department of Community Resources, Public Transportation Division, reminds motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to take extra precautions when sharing the road with the county’s public transportation buses. The county government’s buses make frequent stops due to the flagging system used to […]
In his annual report to the Board of Education, Director of Transportation Ed Cassidy announced that the department reduced accidents involving a school bus by over 50% in the 2016-2017 school year. Sixteen buses were involved in an accident in 2016-2017, compared to thirty-seven the previous year. An accident is considered to be any time […]
Today is Walk to School Day Highlights Need for Safe Walking Skills National Walk to School Day is here, and the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) reminds everyone to Look Up, Look Out and Stay Alert when walking to school and driving through school zones – especially when there will be so […]
Yesterday was the first day for Calvert County Public School students. Please be mindful of the speed limit throughout town; take the extra time to look for kids at intersections and along bus routes; and, STOP AT ALL STOP SIGNS. The Town of North Beach wishes students and teachers a happy and successful school year!
This year, the Bus Status page that the Department of Transportation piloted in the spring of 2015 will expand to include all schools in the system. The page provides real-time updates on buses that are running more than ten minutes late. A bus may run late for many reasons, including traffic congestion, mechanical failure, or […]
Transportation Department Pilots Bus Status Page on Website There are many reasons why a bus may run late: congestion, mechanical failure, returning a student to school because no one is home, and traffic accidents, just to name a few. The Department of Transportation and bus contractors work diligently to minimize the unavoidable impact of such […]