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Student Transportation

Please Note: Routing for the 2019-2020 school year begins in May. 

If your address has changed, or will change before September 5, 2019, please call your child's school to update PowerSchool as soon as possible. 

Messages to Families

June 12, 2019 - Important Information for the 2019-20 School Year - link

BusPlanner

  • BusPlanner is a site that allows parents/guardians to create a profile for their child and review all bussing information, including bus schedules.
     
  • Once registered, parents/guardians can receive email notifications on changes to routes, delays or cancellations.
     
  • You can register for BusPlanner using your child’s Provincial Student Number at hrce.mybusplanner.ca
     

Eligibility

Use the Address Locator to find the schools serving your neighbourhood.

Eligibility for transportation is depends of the student's grade:

  • For students in Grades Primary – 6, the distance is 2.4 km or more from the school.
  • For students in Grades 7 – 12, the distance is 3.6 km or more from the school.

Students are assigned to routes by the HRCE's transportation provider, Stock Transportation, based on their transportation address information in PowerSchool. Eligibility for bussing is determined from the student’s transportation address to the school property line (i.e. ‘curb to curb’ as per BusPlanner mapping software).

Transportation Inquiries/Requests/Concerns/Incidents/Eligibility

If you have a question/request/concern, or you wish to report an incident, you can do so in the following ways:

  • Submit a Bus Report and a representive from Stock Transportation will get back to you within 24 - 72 hours.
  • Call Stock Transportation at 902-481-8400.

If after speaking/corresponding with Stock, you wish contact the HRCE, you can reach HRCE Transportation at 902-464-2000 ext. 2871

Bus Report

  • BusReport is a cloud-based system that logs all questions, concerns and compliments in a centralized database.
     
  • BusReport will be administered directly by Stock management and requires a 24-72 hour response based on the severity of the concern.
     
  • To learn more about BusReport, including how to log a concern or compliment, watch this explanatory video.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to view some of the frequently asked questions regarding student transportation.

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