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Pupil Transportation

Why School Bus Transportation?

The state's fleet of 2,400 Yellow School Buses provides safe and environmentally friendly transportation to 175,000 children every day.

Studies conducted by the American School Bus Council indicate:

  1. Over $40 million are saved annually by transporting our Utah school children on school buses.
  2. Over 11 million gallons of fuel are saved each year, with over 86,000 fewer vehicles on the road each day in Utah.
  3. With each bus replacing 36 vehicles, traffic congestion is reduced and harmful particulate matter is reduced by thousands of pounds!
  4. Nationally for every 32,500 children transported, one life is saved each year. In Utah, that is at least five lives saved each year!

Best Practices

Statutory Authority


Due Dates

Report Due Dates

Forms (Routing and Funding)

Fall Reports - Due November 1st

Fall Reports Training 7/28/2016

Form A - Schedule A1 “To” and “From” School Miles and Minutes

Form A1
Form A1 Training
Route Sheets and Maps Instructions

Route Sheet Examples:
Printable Version
With Calculations
School Codes
Planned Bus Capacity Utilization Chart

Form B -In-Lieu of Transportation has been discontinued.  Districts are to report the In Lieu of Transportation on the Annual Financial Report (AFR) in the 10 General Fund, 2700 function, 513-516 object codes.

Summer Reports - Due July 15th

Summer Reports Training 5/3/16

Form C - Annual Statistical Report (Miles)

Form C
Unaccounted Miles Report

Form D - Annual Statistical Report (Minutes)

Form D

Form F - Bus Inventory and Ending Odometer Report

Form F
Summary of School Bus Statistics - 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

Pupil Transportation FAQs


Alternatives to School Bus Transportation

American School Bus Council

Driver Instruction and Certification

Drug and Alcohol Supervisor Handbook

Employee Drug and Alcohol Handbook

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT)

Utah Pupil Transportation Directory 

Utah School Buses and Operations Standards

Pupil Transportation Advisory Committee Minutes

August 3, 2015
October 10, 2013
August 13, 2013
June 25, 2013