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Safe school bus transportation services are the core of what we do. In fact, many of our school bus drivers and transportation staff have been recognized for their commitment to safety in their daily work. Our bus drivers ensure reliable transportation to and from schools, activities and events. Our mechanics keep our buses running smoothly. Our dispatchers maintain routes and schedules to help our students reach their destinations in a timely manner.
Read our School Bus Safety Tips for parents, students and drivers - and review the important laws related to school zones and school buses. Thank you for helping us ensure the safety of our students every day.
Inclement Weather Procedures
In cases of inclement weather, the District will notify the public through the local media of school closings or and/or any delays, cancelations in school transportation services. Specific weather zones affected would be specified in the announcements. District snow zones can be viewed here.
Alternate Pick Up and Drop Off Requests
Bus transportation is provided outside the designated walk zone for your school attendance boundary. Please complete the form below only if you are requesting for your student to be picked up and/or dropped off at a location other than their home address on a regular, established schedule. All requests apply to the current school year only.
Limitations to Alternate Transportation: Requests for multiple pick up and drop off locations that are not on a regular schedule cannot be accommodated. Students may not choose where to be picked up or dropped off. Requests for alternate week changes cannot be accommodated. Temporary changes (less than one month) must be in the form of a note to the school on the date of the requested change.
Request forms for alternate transportation are available on the Forms and Links tab.
1220 SW Walnut Street,
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Loren Rogers, Executive Director of Facilities, Planning and Property, and Transportation Services
Carol Hatfield, Supervisor of Transportation Personnel, Special Needs and Routing
Mike Fornshell, Supervisor of Transportation Personnel, Training and Safety
Mitch Rhea, Supervisor of Mechanics
Eloise Richardson, Department Secretary 4
Tonya Fredlund, Receptionist
Charlotte Schuster, Office Manager
Tabi Harper, Operation Specialist
Tina Keeling, Operation Specialist
Gary Pursley, Operation Specialist
Al Mendez, Dispatcher
Rowland Tamblyn III, Dispatcher
Theresa Davis, Dispatcher
Todd Ethell, Technical Support
Two lanes of traffic
Secondary Students 7-12
Outside the city limits of Hillsboro (rural areas)
All Students K-12
Safe Walk Zones
Within the city limits of Hillsboro - Crossing with no assistance (no crossing guard)
Elementary Students K-6
Secondary Students 7-12
ODOT, in partnership with the City of Hillsboro, will begin construction in April 2013 on a $14 million paving and utility project on TV Highway (OR 8) from Minter Bridge Road to SW 331st Avenue. This stretch includes 10th Avenue, Baseline Street and Oak Street through downtown Hillsboro. Work includes:
Go to www.tvhwypaving.org for more information.
The U.S. 26 Brookwood Parkway/Helvetia Interchange project will reduce congestion, improve safety and freight mobility, and increase economic development opportunities in the interchange area. Elements include: