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Transportation Department

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Dispatch Office

(925) 825-7440 Ext. 3710

Welcome to Mt. Diablo Unified School District's Transportation Services

At the heart of our mission lies the commitment to the safe transport of our students. With dedication as our compass, we prioritize the well-being of every child entrusted to our care. For over a decade, our dedication to safety has garnered us consecutive Satisfactory ratings from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) during Terminal Inspections, a testament to the attention to detail embraced by our team.

Services We Provide

With a fleet of 113 buses, each route covers a vast 150-square-mile radius daily, ensuring the safe and efficient transportation of over 1,690 students across both General and Special Education departments. Our commitment extends to serving students attending forty-nine public and non-public school sites and centers within our service area, prioritizing their safety and well-being on every journey.

Key Information

Routes and Mileage

Our 113 buses, including 19 electric and 26 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles, cover over 1.5 million miles annually.

Specific School Routes
  •   School bus transportation and route scheduling for Mt. Diablo and Olympic High School students residing in Bay Point.
  •   El Dorado Middle School students living in the previous Glenbrook Middle School area in Concord.
Who We Transport
We primarily provide service to students who receive specialized services through the Special Education Department, facilitating trips to and from 49 school sites and centers daily.
 
Athletic and Field Trips
Annually, we manage over 350 athletic trips and 1,500 field trips, contributing to a well-rounded educational experience.
 
Personnel 
Our trained staff, including seventy-three dedicated school bus drivers, plays a crucial role in the daily operations of our transportation system.

Safety

Our State Certified Instructors meticulously follow the school bus driver training protocols outlined by the California Department of Education. Our department ensures adherence to all regulations set forth by the CHP and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), guaranteeing high standards of safety and professionalism.

Maintenance and Safety:  Our responsibility extends beyond transportation.
  •  We prioritize safety through regular training programs for our drivers.
  •  School bus safety and evacuation programs for all K-5 grade students.
  •  Mechanical service technicians maintain a fleet of 381 district-owned vehicles.
  •  Fuel dispensing and monitoring at the bus yard.

Work With Us Wednesdays! 

The Transportation Department has job openings for School Bus Driver and Special Education Transportation Assistant positions. To apply for the job openings, fill out an application on the Human Resources Employment Opportunities page.

Do you need help with your application for MDUSD's Transportation Department? Do you have questions about our paid training program? Our department will be available on Wednesdays* to assist applicants who want to work with us in Transportation. Our team can answer questions, and you can fill out the Transportation Department's applications online. We understand you may not be able to scan documents at home. Our team can help you upload your resume, two reference checks, and a letter of recommendation. We can assist with that and more! Come to the Transportation Office, 1490 Gasoline Alley, Concord, CA 94520, from 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. to talk with us.

*The Transportation office will not be available for "Work With Us Wednesdays" during school breaks/recesses, holidays, July 10,  and July 17, 2024.