About the Transportation Department

  • 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.

    The Transportation Office is located at 1708 High School Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  Our telephone number is 919-942-5045 and fax number is 919-969-2466.  For information about bus stops, routes, or other transporation questions, please contact us by phone, or submit a question using our online forms.  For chaperone background checks please use the Volunteer Office background check portal.

Transportation Contacts

Transportation Director
Thaddeus Alston
919-942-5045 Ext. 1

Transportation Operations Manager
Jonathan Norris
919-942-5045 Ext.2

Assistant Operations Manager
Sharon Croom
919-942-5045, ext. 29232

Nakia Allen
919-942-5045 Ext. 1

TIMS Coordinator
Jena Dolby
919-942-5045, ext. 29228

Trips Manager / Lead Driver
919-942-5045, ext. 29230

Lead Driver - EC
Pattie Reid
919-942-5045, ext. 29224

Shop Foreman
Brian Harris
919-942-5045, ext. 29229

Lead Mechanic
Aaron Price
919-942-5045, ext. 29225

DMV Examiner / Trainer
Pam Denton

Bus Routes

      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.

        Here Comes the Bus es un sitio web y una aplicación fácil de usar* que le permite ver la ubicación del autobús escolar de su estudiante en un teléfono inteligente, tableta o computadora personal. De esta manera, usted sabe cuándo el autobús está cerca de su parada, para que su estudiante pueda estar en ella en el momento justo. Si su distrito también tiene el servicio Student Ridership, usted puede usar el sitio web y la aplicación Here Comes the Bus para ver cuándo su estudiante ha escaneado que entró y salió del autobús. - Here Comes the Bus

        Código de Distrito: 86446

        Visite el sitio web Here Comes The Bus para inscribirse.