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At Monterey Peninsula Unified School District we provide safe and efficient pupil transportation services.   
 
Please note: We are recruiting 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 busing will resume for the 2022-2023 school year. Bus passes are now on sale, click here for more information.
 
There have been some changes to our bus routes. Click here for information on 2022-2023 bus routes and 2022-2023 bus route changes due to school closures.
 
All students are required to have a bus pass by Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
 
*Special note: Bus pass sales will be paused August 1, 2022-August 5, 2022 for the start of the school year and staff training.
 
If your child is eligible for Special Needs Transportation, please see Special Education Busing Information below.
 
You may apply for a General Education bus pass at 540 Canyon Del Rey, Monterey to our Transportation building (Yellow Buses Parked Near Bldg).  Busing is limited and we do not serve all school sites, 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: https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/rs/scales2122.asp.
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, 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: https://www.edjoin.org/mpusd
 
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!

CONTACT US

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

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. &
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Closed for lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
 

Transportation Contacts

Tom Thorpe
Transportation Director
831-392-3999
 
Open 
Routing & Dispatch Lead
831-392-3995

Eddie Schulz
Vendor PO, Invoice Pay & Dispatch
831-392-3992
[email protected]
 
Jeff Perrine
Bus Pass, Field Trip Coord & Dispatch
831-392-3990
 
Bobby Ikeda
Lead Mechanic
831-392-3999
 
Eleanor Arroyo
School Bus Driver Trainer
831-392-3924