116 Volney St.
Phoenix, NY 13135
FAX: (315) 695-1201 (315) 695-1573 E -mail: info@phoenixcsd.org



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School buses

Welcome to the Phoenix CSD Transportation Department 

Safe transportation is not just our BUSiness in the Phoenix Central School District, it’s our priority and our passion. The transportation department operates more than 39 buses that travel more than 76,905 miles per year. Approximately 2,000 Phoenix students ride our buses every day to the three school buildings in our district, to a career and technical education center, and to interscholastic events.

Please check out some of the resources below to learn more about what it takes to become a school bus driver, the steps bus passengers can take to stay safe, events and activities that the department coordinates to promote safe student transportation, and some helpful bus safety links. 

Please contact the Transportation Department at (315) 695-1551 with any questions or concerns.


School buses School Bus Driver Requirements
> Learn more about the stringent requirements to becoming a school bus driver along with some of the important roles and responsibilities of a bus driver.
   
An aide stands by while a student exits a school bus Bus Safety Guidelines for Students
> Safe school bus transportation is a joint effort between transportation personnel, students, parents and school officials. Learn how to cross safely and some essential bus passenger safety tips.
   
mechanical components of a school bus Maintaining the Phoenix CSD Transportation Fleet
> School vehicles commissioned for student transportation must meet rigorous NYS Department of Transportation guidelines. Learn more about bus safety inspections and how the district's fleet performed on their most recent inspection.
   
school bus training vehicle Transportation Training Efforts
> Being prepared for a multitude of circumstances is the transportation department's best defense for when an actual emergency situation will occur. Learn more about the district's bus drills and evacuation training procedures.
   
A student rides a bicycle to safely navigate her way through a course during the 2015 safety expo. Safety Expo
> DON'T MISS IT! Join the transportation department each October for a family-friendly, fun day of safety. Costumes, games, bicycle giveaways, treats and more. Take a look back at past Safety Expos!
   


School Transportation Resources
New York Association for Pupil Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Association for Pupil Transportation
AboutSchool.com - Bus Safety