• Every day, over 5.300 students board a school bus operated by the Transportation Department in order to come to school. We employ over 90 people, 74 of whom are bus drivers. The district operates 60 regular buses and 14 EC buses for both morning and afternoon routes. Nineteen additional activity buses are also included in the fleet to transport students to special events and field trips.

Transportation Overview

  • Contact Transportation

    Transportation Office
    1708 High School Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Phone 919-942-5045 | Fax 919-969-2466
    Contact us for information about bus stops, routes, and other transportation questions either by phone or by using this form.
    For chaperone background checks please use the Volunteer Office background check portal here.
    Brad Johnson - Transportation Director 919-942-5045 Ext.1
    Jonathan Norris - Transportation Operations Manager
    919-942-5045 Ext.2
    Jonathan supervises all day to day operations, drivers, monitors and field trips.
    Vance Riggsbee - Assistant Operations Manager
    919-942-5045 Ext. 3
    Assistant Operation Manger responsible for assisting the Operation Manager & Bus video footage's.
    Jacqueline Stitt - TIMS Coordinator Ext. 29222
    Wanda Jenkins - TIMS Coordinator Ext. 29222 
    Nakia Allen - Secretary 919-942-5045 Ext. 1
    Aaron Price - Lead Mechanic 919-942-5045 Ext. 5
    Traditional School Buses
    Vicki Bynum - Lead Driver  Ext 29230
    Vicki manages all field trips and athletic trips
    Sharon Croom - Lead Driver EC Buses Ext 29232
    Sharon manages our EC buses
    Charles Lockhart - Lead Driver Ext 29231
    New bus driver training
    Brian Harris - Shop Foreman for Activity Buses for CHCCS 919-942-5045 Ext. 5
    Pam Denton - DMV Trainer / Examiner (919)560-6021

Here Comes The Bus App

  • here comes the bus "Here Comes the Bus is an easy-to-use website and app* that enables you to see the location of your child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer. This way, you know when the bus is near your stop, so you can send your child out at just the right time. If your district has the Student Ridership service as well, you can use the Here Comes the Bus website and app to see when your child has scanned on and off the bus." - Here Comes the Bus

    District Code: 86446

    Visit the Here Comes The Bus Website to register.