Eighty-one percent of Maine students rely on the school bus to get them to school each day ready to learn.
- Student Transportation. The Maine Department of Education works with school districts to make sure their buses are safe, their transportation personnel are qualified and responsible, and their transportation services are provided as cost effectively as possible.
- Transfinder Routing & Transportation Management. The Department of Education offers a software suite to school districts at no cost that allows them to plan the most efficient routes possible for their buses and map the safest possible student pickup and dropoff points.
- School Bus Refurbishment. The Department of Education is offering school districts the chance to participate in a pilot program that could allow them to refurbish mid-life buses in need of major structural repairs, and extend their school bus' lifespan as a result.