The School District of Philadelphia Department of Transportation Services provides bus transportation services to more than 42,000 students via more than 1,750 routes to and from 218 public schools, 88 charter schools, and more than 250 non-public schools in and around the city of Philadelphia. The School District of Philadelphia Department of Transportation Services also provides more than 60,000 public TransPasses to eligible students.
School District of Philadelphia buses are monitored by a global positioning system (GPS) to help ensure an efficient, safe and secure transportation system. Our GPS-equipped buses enable the District to track the location of our vehicles and help promote safety and route efficiency.
The School District of Philadelphia Department of Transportation Services operates more than 450 District-owned school buses for all eligible students. We also employ a fleet of 400 non-bus vehicles for District employees and special needs students. If you are a parent looking for transportation for your student, please refer to our Families page. If you are a School Administrator with questions about student transportation, please refer to our Schools page. Our Offices page can guide you to fleet-specific information including Garage Operations, Contractor Services, and Scheduling and Customer Service.