Student Transportation

Contact Information

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

BC Transit info    Regular Program bussing info    Special Needs bussing info

Inclement weather info     GVSD-Busing-Pamphlet-Jan-2019

 

A link for S.J. Burnside Alternative school students only to apply for BC Transit passes will be available here from:  10:00 am Monday, October 28 to 5:00 pm Monday, November 4

 

New students to SD61, or students who have moved in catchment can still request Transportation for 2019-20. 

When requesting Transportation, please provide the following in your email:

  • Student’s Name(s)
  • 18-19 Attending School and 19-20 Attending School (please state if you are new to SD61)
  • Home Address
  • Type of service requested (regular program, special needs, BC Transit pass)

Please email all inquiries to the Transportation Department:

transportation@sd61.bc.ca

 

2020-21 On-line bussing application information:

  • The on-line application process for 2020-21 will take place close to Spring Break 2020, and this webpage will be updated with the details once available.
  • Parents, whose children currently have SD61 Transportation service, will receive an email from Transportation providing on-line application details once available.
  • All School Principals will receive 2020-21 on-line application details once available.

OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE, SAFE, EFFICIENT, AND RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR OUR STUDENTS

Eligibility

Regular Transportation

  • Students must be attending their English catchment school.
  • Students must live beyond the School District walk limits:
    • 4 km for elementary school
    • 4.8 km for middle and high schools

Special Needs Transportation

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

 

 

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