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Bus passes for 2019/2020 school year will be open for enrollment starting June 11th! Bus spots are given on a first come first serve basis. 
All students that are eligible for school bus service to and from school MUST apply for a bus pass every year.
If your child is eligible and you wish to use transportation services, please complete a bus pass application and payment at the Transportation Department, 540 Canyon Del Rey, Monterey, CA. Applications must be submitted every school year. Bus passes for the previous school year are no longer valid.
Transportation annual service is $200 for the first student, $160 for the second student, and $120 for the third student. You may pay half the amount when you apply, and the second half will be due in January, at the beginning of the second semester. If you choose to make payments by semester, we must receive the second payment by the end of January or transportation services may no longer be available to your child.
If you are applying for a FREE pass, you will need the provide the most current 30 days proof of income. Verification of residency is required for all bus pass applications, both paid and free.
If your student loses or damages their bus pass they must pay $5 for a replacement pass. 
If your student discontinues use of the transportation service, you must notify the Transportation Department and return the bus pass in order to close your account. A pro-rated refund will be issued for paid in full bus passes once the request for refund is complete.
Passes may be picked up at:
Transportation Department
540 Canyon Del Rey, Suite 4
Monterey, CA
HOURS: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
CLOSED: 12 - 1 p.m. for lunch
Offices are not open weekends or holidays, and may be subject to occasional closures for district wide operational events. Please call during school breaks to see if we have staff in the office. 

Bus Pass Applications

To secure a bus application, please contact our office at 831.392.3999.
To our Special Education families looking for the transportation form, here is a link to the Special Education website where the form can be filled out electronically. Click here for Special Education Transportation Form


Main Office
540 Canyon Del Rey   Suite #4
Monterey, Ca 93940
Phone: 831-392-3999
Fax: 831-392-3450

Transportation Team

Tom Thorpe
Director of Transportation
Sean Graham 
Dispatch Lead

Eddie Schulz
Taylor Crismon

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 encouraged to apply. See Bus Driver position at the Monterey Peninsula website or apply at and look for open positions with Monterey Peninsula Unified.