Our Customer Service Department is staffed with six customer service representatives that are available to answer your questions from 6:30 am. until the last student is off the bus and home safe. To reach Customer Service, call 215-400-4350 and choose from the menu options.
FAQs for Schools
The Scheduling Department uses COMPASS to map routes based on eligibility information in the system and is responsible for determining final transportation assignments for Philadelphia resident students. We don’t utilize any other geographic mapping or data from other programs in our routing process.
We do not round up. The Scheduling Department strictly adheres to the eligibility information in the COMPASS routing system.
The IT Department manages all usernames and passwords for COMPASS. If there is an issue accessing COMPASS, and you already have access to COMPASS, contact IT at firstname.lastname@example.org and request a password reset for COMPASS. Please include the user’s full name, school, and the reason.
Student information entered into XSIS will feed into COMPASS and appear the next day. Email the Department of Transportation Services at email@example.com if the student information does not appear in COMPASS the following day.
Student information entered into IC will feed into COMPASS and appear the next day. Email the Department of Transportation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org if the student information does not appear in COMPASS the following day.
Schools can email email@example.com for any questions or inquiries regarding TransPass delivery and distribution. Additional information regarding TransPass distribution and delivery can be found on our TransPass Distribution and Compliance page.
Transportation sees the school bus as an extension of the classroom. While drivers are responsible for reporting incidents as they occur, principals are ultimately responsible for reviewing the situation and make a determination on next steps for the students involved.
If you are experiencing issues with your bus transportation or driver, we encourage school administrators to complete a School Bus Performance Report to document issues with transportation service on a one-time or consistent basis.
School Bus/Cab Performance Reports should be emailed to the Department of Transportation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.