The buses are provided by the Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT). The Office of Pupil Transportation will send you notices about the bus your child will be taking, changed routes, important information and student rules.
Parents should also inform the bus driver/matron of any particular problem your child may have while traveling to school. Remember, travel time is part of your child’s education.
If bussing issues arise, you may contact:
Your child’s bus company or the OPT Hotline at (718) 392-8855
When calling your OPT representative, ask for your OPT complaint number after filing your complain
Your child’s school and report the issue to the schools bussing coordinator
Office of Pupil Transportation
44-36 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
Bus safety rules
Get on the bus quietly
Sit down and fasten seat belt immediately
Remain in seat until the matron gives permission to leave the seat
Keep arms and legs out of the aisle
Avoid hitting, pushing and touching other students.
Get permission from bus personnel before opening a window
Follow directions of bus personnel.