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    At Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
We Provide Safe and Efficient Pupil Transportation Services.    
Please note: we are Recruiting for Bus Drivers.  Please see Employment link below for more information.
General Busing Information Below:
Mask Requirement
For the safety of our Students and Staff it is highly recommended that anyone boarding an MPUSD school bus wear a face covering/mask. 
General Education Busing
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is pleased to announce that general education student Transportation will resume for the 2021-22 school year.  If your child is eligible for Special Needs Transportation, please see Special Education Busing Information below:  
To apply for a general education bus pass please go to 540 Canyon Del Rey, Monterey to our Transportation building (the one with the buses around it).  You will need to provide documentation of proof of residency for the attendance area of the school your child is attending to be eligible for busing.  Unfortunately we do not serve all areas, so please call ahead for details. 
We do offer free bus passes; please click on the link for the minimum requirements as specified by the state of California:
Special Education Busing Information
If your student has an IEP that includes transportation as a necessary service and you are requesting busing for the 2021-22 school year, please click on the link below to fill out a Transportation Request Form:
It is extremely important to submit a form as early as possible to ensure your student receives busing and prevent extended delay.  It normally takes 5 to 7 business days for normal processing and up to two weeks to route new students during peak times such as the beginning of the school year.


Employment Opportunities


Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is hiring part time and full time school bus drivers. College students, stay at home parents, retirees and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please click on the following link to apply for our Sub Bus Driver Pool or Permanent Bus Driver positions:
School Bus Driver Work Requirements
All School Bus Drivers must go through a thorough screening, which includes fingerprinting by the school district and California Highway Patrol as well as controlled substance testing.  They are also required to complete extensive training to obtain and retain their bus driver certification.  These are safety sensitive positions that require extensive screening and training as they are transporting our most precious cargo!


Main Office
540 Canyon Del Rey Suite #4
Monterey, Ca 93940
Phone: 831-392-3999

Office Hours
8am to 12pm & 1pm to 3pm
Closed for Lunch from               12pm to 1pm

Transportation Team

Tom Thorpe
Transportation Director
Sean Graham 
Routing & Dispatch Lead

Eddie Schulz
Vendor PO, Invoice Pay & Dispatch
[email protected]
Jeff Perrine
Bus Pass, Field Trip Coord & Dispatch
Bobby Ikeda
Lead Mechanic
Eleanor Arroyo
School Bus Driver Trainer