Busing

Contact Information:

Transportation Manager:Eric Fischer
Transportation Coordinator: Janis Walker
Email:transportation@sd61.bc.ca

Documents:

BC Transit Info
Busing Info–Regular Program
Busing Info–Special Needs
Busing Info–Guidelines
Communication-Special Needs
Inclement Weather Info

OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE, SAFE, EFFICIENT, AND RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR OUR STUDENTS AT NO COST TO FAMILIES

REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2022-23:

The 2022-23 Transportation application forms are no longer available for parents/staff to apply online. You can still apply for Transportation for the 2022-23 school year by contacting Transportation via email. Please provide your home address, student(s) name, school, and the type of service requested (regular program, special needs, or BC Transit pass). See eligibility below.

PLEASE EMAIL ALL INQUIRIES TO THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT:

transportation@sd61.bc.ca

ELIGIBILITY FOR NEW APPLICANTS:

REGULAR TRANSPORTATION

  • Students must be attending their English catchment school and;
  • Students must live beyond the School District walk limits:
    • 4 km for elementary school
    • 4.8 km for middle and high schools
  • Students eligible for City of Victoria free BC Transit are not eligible for SD61 BC Transit passes

SPECIAL NEEDS TRANSPORTATION

  • New applicants must be attending their English catchment school and;
  • Students must be designated with an IEP detailing a permanent physical or cognitive disability that necessitates the need for transportation.

To check your English catchment school:  School Locator 

REGULAR PROGRAM ROUTES/MAPS:

To view regular program routes:  https://bit.ly/sd61-busing

Transportation Calendar

  • Non Instructional Days
  • Early Dismissals for Bussing
  • Statutory Holidays/Winter and Spring breaks

Add this Calendar

 

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