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Welcome to the Transportation Department

101 Songbird Road  |  Bradford, PA  16701  |  (814) 368-4714  |  Fax:  (814) 368-4109

The "driving force" behind education.

Our mission is to provide safe, positive, orderly, timely and efficient professional transportation services that enhance the educational opportunities of all students. Our staff diligently strives to create a climate of quality communication, cooperation and collaboration, emphasizing the importance of strong and interdependent working relationships.

About Us

Daily, we transport approximately 2,600 students to the Bradford Area School District and local Non-Public schools located within 10 miles of our School District boundaries. These tasks are accomplished by our driving staff of twenty-eight (28) Daily Route Drivers, six (6) Substitute/Trip Drivers, and two (2) School Bus Aides. Our 28 routes cover 249 square miles and travel over 500,000 miles per year. Our driving staff consistently has one of the best safety records in Pennsylvania.

The Bradford School District's maintenance facility is staffed by two (2) full-time mechanics and is fully equipped to perform all required maintenance and most repairs to our vehicles. Additionally, our ASE certified mechanics are certified to perform Pennsylvania State Inspections on all School District Vehicles, including bi-annual State School Bus Inspections.

Our Fleet:
  29 - 72 Passenger School Buses
   2 - 48 Passenger Wheel Chair Accessible School Buses
   1 - 29 Passenger Wheel Chair Accessible Mini School Buses
   4 - 9 Passenger School Vans
  36 - Total Units for Pupil Transportation

Did You Know…  According to the last National Safety Council finding, Yellow School buses are :
  · 172 times safer than your family vehicle
  · 8 times safer than passenger trains
  · 4 times safer than transit buses
  · 4 times safer than intercity buses
  · 8 times safer than scheduled airlines