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For a student to ride an alternative bus route, a parent/guardian must complete a request form and email it to transrouting@baschools.org. Please note that these requests must be approved by the transportation department and may take up to two weeks to process.

Student Bus Stop Etiquette:

  • Wait at the stop five minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive.
  • Stand in a line while waiting at the bus stop.
  • No horseplay is allowed at or around bus stop.
  • Stay at least 10 feet away from the road until the bus has come to a complete stop.
  • Do not approach the school bus until it is completely stopped, lights are on, and the stop arm is deployed with red lights flashing
  • Always remember you are a guest at the bus stop. Be courteous, do not litter and respect the property of others.
  • Dress according to weather conditions.
  • Do not chase the bus.
  • Do not cross behind the bus.
  • Personal items brought on the bus must be able to fit in a student’s lap without blocking the aisle. Balls, bats, frisbees, etc. are not permissible.
  • Keep in mind that the transportation policy mirrors the school policy regarding the use of electronics.

Parent Bus Stop Etiquette:

  • Do not park on both sides of the street while waiting for the bus.
  • Do not impede the movement of the bus.
  • Wait until after the bus leaves to pull away in your personal vehicle. 
  • Have students at the bus stop five minutes prior to the bus arrival time.
  • Do not chase the bus.
  • Do not park within 60 feet of a bus stop.
  • Get to know the other parents at your student's stop.
  • Familiarize your students with the bus stop location and the walking path to it.
  • Coordinate “walking pools” where students walk in groups to the bus stop.
  • Do not allow sports games to take place at the bus stop.
  • Please keep students out of the street and at least 10 feet away from the curb.

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact the transportation department at 918-259-4550.