Busing & Transportation

RVS operates one of the largest transportation systems in Alberta, providing transportation to both RVS students and Calgary Catholic students who reside within our communities. We are dedicated to getting students to school safely. 

New to Riding the Bus? 

There is some important information on these pages that will help you get started! 

Registration is Ongoing 

Eligibility 

  • Student bus services are provided to students whose primary residence is located within the attendance boundary of their school of attendance; and 
  • located further than 1.5 kilometers from the school site for students in Kindergarten – Grade 7; or 
  • located further than two kilometers from the school site for students in Grades 8 – 12 
  • Students attending a non-designated (out of area) school may access service where bus stops are already existing (within the respective school’s boundary). 
  • Students attending from outside of RVS’ attendance boundary (non-residents) must inquire on eligibility by contacting us directly. 

Distance to Bus Stops 

  • Stop locations are placed in safe and central locations to promote accessibility to as many students as possible.  
  • In urban areas, bus stops will not exceed 400 metres for Kindergarten – Grade 6 students or 1.2 kilometres for grades 7 – 12 students from the student’s residence, where possible.  
  • In rural areas, bus stops will not exceed 800 metres from a student’s residence where possible. 

Bus Status App

Get real-time, up to date information regarding your child's bus route in the palm of your hand. Download the 'Bus Status' app to receive route information straight to your device.  Available for iOS and Android.

Select 'Rocky View Schools' as your district and 'star' your child(ren)'s route(s) to receive notifications.

More Information

  • Re-enrolment forms for next year will be automatically assigned to families assigned to service for the previous year. If your child did not access service last year, you will be required to complete a new registration form. 
  • Out of Division and Secondary Stop Request applications are available online (by request) in the SchoolEngage account. Please contact the Transportation department for the appropriate form to be assigned to your account. 
  • Transportation FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 
Contact Transportation  

For more information, questions or concerns:

  • Transportation: 403-945-4106
  • email: include student name (first and last), school and bus route in the subject line. Your message will be forwarded to the co-ordinator for your area. Thank you for your patience. 
  • visit in-person

Transportation Emergency Line

For emergencies only: 403-945-4089