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Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay
Student Transportation Services

  • Offers transportation services for the Lakehead District School Board, Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board and Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boreales
  • Supervises and designs bus routes
  • Responsible for communicating school closures and bus routes to the public
  • Provides updated information on bus cancellations and school closures through the Emergency Weather and School Closure telephone number and on the website
Note:Decisions to close schools and/or bus routes are made by 7am when possible
First Rider Program
  • Teaches school bus safety
  • Aims to alleviate concerns about riding a school bus
The operation of all school buses is contracted to private companiesDecisions to cancel a bus route or close a school will be made before 7 am when possibleWebsite provides the most up to date information regarding cancellations and closuresRadio stations are used to announce bus cancellations or delays and other information pertaining to transportation, inclement weather or emergency situations Parents/Guardians can also contact child's school directly
First RiderYoung first time school bus riders
Application Process
First RiderCall 807-345-7387 to reserve a spot
Not Applicable
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 19, 2017

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