• Bus Information for the 2023 School Year

    • Starting July 24: Parents can check their child's transportation information in Focus at
    • If your child rides the bus to school, you will also receive information from the Transportation Department via postal mail and School Messenger calls and emails.

    Call Center Phone and Hours:

    Phone: (727) 587-2020
    Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    Transportation Frequently Asked Questions:

    Get answers to your questions about PCS Bus Transportation.

    Arterial/Hub Bus Stop Information: 

    Some Pinellas County Schools arterial (hub) bus stops are changing for the new school year. This change only affects middle and high school students who are attending a District Application Program outside of their school zone. Starting July 24, you can check your child's transportation information in Focus at Parents will also receive bus information from the district by mail.

    When you log into Focus, you may receive a notification to fill out your Back to School forms. Learn more at

    Safety Information: 

    Safety is our top priority here at PCS and our safety team is held to a high standard of Pinellas County bylaws and policies.
    View Safety Information



    Mission Statement

    “To provide safe transportation for students in a timely and efficient manner”

    About PCS Transportation

    Each year, PCS school bus drivers travel 9.1 million miles and transport approximately 25,000 students to and from school. This also includes driving nearly 3,300 extracurricular trips each year. District drivers carry up to 75 students on a ten-ton vehicle down some of Florida’s most congested roads. The district has 333 buses with approximately 297 bus drivers. We have over 75 drivers with ten years or more of safe driving records and 21 who have fifteen years or more of safe driving records. 

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    Transportation Resource Links

    Please use these links to access pertinent information about transportation services.

    Bus Bulletin - Notification System

    Frequently Asked Questions


    Transportation Safety



    Safety Links


    Policies & Procedures Links

    • Florida D.O.E. Transportation
      Provides leadership, assistance, and training for school districts and other clients to ensure safe and efficient transportation of Florida's public school students.
    • The Safe Driver Plan 8600.01
      The purpose of the Safe Driver Plan is to establish a policy that promotes safe driving practices for Pinellas County Schools Transportation. The Safe Driver Plan 8600.01 can be found in the District Bylaws and Polices Manual.
    • Parent Forms
      Here you will find forms that parents may need. 

    Transportation News Links



School Bus Safety Tips Video