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Bus Services

2014-15 Urban Bus Services

Transportation services are provided for urban students residing in the City of Airdrie, Town of Cochrane, or Town of Chestermere, provided they pay for an annual urban bus pass.  Access our secure registration site below:

Urban Registration - Purchase Your Bus Pass Online (View Urban Bus Route Schedules)

**If you do not have a credit card and wish to mail in your Urban Registration form you may print the attached form  2014-2015 Urban Bus Pass Registration Form and mail in to us with either a cheque, money order or a completed Fee Wavier form.  Waivers will be approved ONLY for those who receive the GST rebate.  A copy of your GST Credit Notification from Revenue Canada must be attached to your application.

2014-2015 Waiver Application: Instructional Resource & Transportation Fees

2013-2014 Waiver Application: Instructional Resource & Transportation Fees

2014-15 Rural Bus Services

Transportation services are provided for all rural students of Rocky View Schools, provided they pay an annual fee. Rural students are defined as those who do not reside in the City of Airdrie, Town of Cochrane or Town of Chestermere. Students new to the Division must apply for rural transportation services. Access our secure registration site below:

Rural Registration - Register Your Child Online or you may print the attached form 2014-2015 Rural Registration Form and send by mail or fax.

**If you wish to mail in payment now with a cheque, money order or fee waiver form you may print off the following invoice 2014-15 Rural Invoice.  Waivers will be approved ONLY for those who receive the GST rebate.  A copy of your GST Credit Notification from Revenue Canada must be attached to your application. Payment may also be made online at Miscellaneous Bus Payments.

2014-2015 Waiver Application: Instructional Resource & Transportation Fees

2013-2014 Waiver Application: Instructional Resource & Transportation Fees

Kindergarten Transportation

Kindergarten Transportation is free for the 2014-15 school year. If you child is over the 1.5 km walk distance to their designated school you may apply online or at our office. Please note that Kindergarten transportation is only one way, there is no noon hour busing.

Lost Your Bus Pass?

If your child has lost their current school year bus pass, you can apply for a replacement by choosing Miscellaneous Bus Payments and then Miscellaneous.  Enter your child's information including school and grade.  The cost of a replacement bus pass is $15.00 payable by VISA, MasterCard, American Express.  Your replacement bus pass will be mailed to you.  If you do not have a credit card, you may obtain a copy of the Urban application from our website under Bus Services.  You may also get an application from your child's school and mail it in with a cheque.

Ride-A-Long Services

Parents are required to contact their Bus Contractor to receive authorization for their child to ride a bus other than their own, or to disembark at another stop. Parents should be prepared to indicate bus route numbers and the name(s) of their child(ren). Requests will be fulfilled based on seat availability. Please note: this service is not available during the month of September. Bus Contractor contact numbers can be found on the left menu under School Bus Contractors.

Specialized Services

If your child has special needs that may require special transportation that the Rocky View Schools provides, contact the Learning department at 403-945-4030. This service must be approved by the Learning department. All special transportation requests must be submitted before July 31st to ensure transportation for the start of the school year.

Duplicate Busing

For Rural students accessing a school bus from more than one location to accommodate shared custody.  Both parents will be invoiced for busing from each parent's location. For Urban families that share custody who both live in the City of Airdrie, or Towns of Cochrane or Chestermere only one parent needs to complete the Urban application form.  Families must re-apply each year. Please contact the transportation department to have an application form faxed or emailed.  All Duplicate transportation requests must be submitted before July 31st to ensure transportation for the start of the school year.

Alternate Busing

For Rural students who require transportation from a location in place of their home in both the AM & PM and the Alternate location is also inside the students designated school's attendance area.  Families must re-apply each year. Contact the transportation department to have an application form faxed or emailed.

For Urban students who require transportation from a location in place of their home in both the AM & PM and the Alternate location is also inside the students designated school's attendance area. Complete the Urban application form with the alternate location address, caregiver's name and phone numbers.  Families must re-apply each year.  All Alternate transportation requests must be submitted before July 31st to ensure transportation for the start of the school year.

Out of Area Busing

For a student whose parent(s) live within the boundaries of Rocky View Schools and who is attending a Rocky View School other than the one designated by the Board.  All Out of Area requests must be submitted before July 31st to be added onto a waiting list.  If space is available, students must access an existing stop and re-apply each year with payment.  Contact the transportation department to have an application form faxed or emailed to you.

Out of Division Busing

For a student whose parent(s) reside outside of the School Division, who has been admitted to a school operated by the Board.  This service MUST BE APPROVED annually by the Supervisor of Transportation.  All Out of Division transportation requests must be submitted before July 31st to be added onto a waiting list. If space is available, students must access an existing stop and re-apply each year with payment.  Contact the transportation department to have an application form faxed or emailed to you.

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