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Student Transportation 2020-2021

COVID -19 Precautions 

In these times, the district and Mid Co are committed to maintaining a safe and sanitized environment for our students and drivers. Please note, you and your student will see the following changes on their bus this year.  

Bus Routes: 

  • Students should maintain Social Distancing at bus stops 
  • Students must wear ear a face mask while on the bus at all times 
    • Ages 5+
    • Disposable face masks will be available for those that do not have one
  • Students must apply hand sanitizer upon arrival
  • Drivers will: 
    • Document bus attendance for contact tracing 
    • Complete daily COVID-19 screenings of students as they arrive on the bus
    • Ensure all students have a face mask and apply hand sanitizer
    • Wear a face mask or shield as students are entering and exiting the bus and if moving around in the bus.  
      • Drivers are not required to wear masks while driving for safety reasons, but are encouraged to do so.
  • Loading and Unloading, to the max extent possible: 
    • Students will be required to sit in assigned seat for duration of route
    • Buses will be loaded from the back to the front and unloaded front to back
    • One student per seat
    • Students of the same household will sit together

Cleaning and Sanitation: 

  • All buses will be disinfected nightly
  • Drivers will disinfect frequent touchpoints on the bus in between daily routes.  

We thank you in advance for your patience as we implement these new procedures. Please note some routes may run late to ensure all protocols are being followed.  

School and Bus Route Locator
To find out which bus route your student is on, please follow this link to the Mid Columbia Bus portal. Once you are there you will be prompted to log in. Please use "Guest" as both the login and the password. 
Bus Route Alerts
If/when there are changes to busing routes, changes will be outlined below:
To view snow routes click below:
Who to contact:
Melissa Castle
Location Manager
Mid Columbia Bus Co.