Policy EEAB-RZ

Bus stops shall be located in accordance with the following criteria:

  1. Bus stops shall be designed to pick up groups of students whenever possible.
  2. Bus stops will be located at points of maximum safety.
  3. Traffic and traffic patterns shall be considerations in the designation of a bus stop.
  4. Students in grades K-5 shall not be expected to walk more than one-half mile to school or to a bus stop. Students in grades 6-12 shall not be expected to walk more than one and one-half miles to school or to a bus stop. Due to certain hazardous situations, transportation may be provided for some students who live closer to school than the limitations stated above.

Adopted by School Board: June 5, 1973
Revised by School Board: January 6, 1981
Revised by School Board: December 3, 2019

Legal Refs.:

Code of Va. § 46.2-918, 46.2-871

Cross Ref.:

EEAB School Bus Scheduling and Routing