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2021-22 Student Transportation Guidelines and FAQ

Student safety is always the priority.

The Simcoe County Student Transportation Consortium (SCSTC) will be following all Government of Ontario, Ministry of Education (MOE), and local public health unit guidelines related to student transportation which includes:

Self-Screening

All transported students must self-screen every day before going to the bus stop in the morning.

Physical Distancing

Students and parents are encouraged to respect physical distancing of at least 2 metres between students at assigned bus stop locations.

Masking

The use of non-medical masks for all students (from Kindergarten through Grade 12) is required on school vehicles.

Driver PPE

Drivers will be wearing medical masks. Eye protection will be worn as students board and exit the school vehicle.

Assigned Seating

Students will be assigned seats and are required to sit only in their assigned seating.

Hand Hygiene

Students are encouraged to follow proper hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.

Enhanced Cleaning                

School vehicles will follow an enhanced cleaning protocol of disinfecting high-touch surfaces (for example handrails, seatbacks) twice daily.

Please click here for a list of frequently asked questions related to student transportation for the 2021-22 school year

For up-to-date protocols and guidelines for busing in Simcoe County, please monitor the main page of the SCSTC’s website at www.simcoecountyschoolbus.ca