School bus routes for next year released


St Johns County School District Director of Transportation, Joe Purvis, reported to Historic City News in St Augustine that the School Board recently approved the school bus routes for the 2012-2013 school year.

The plan includes the addition of five new bus routes to accommodate growth in the Durbin Crossing and Nocatee areas as well as an increase in the number of special needs students.

The routes are available online at:

Parents without access to computers may visit any of the county public library locations, and staff will assist them in locating the website.

In early August, postcards will be sent home to the parents of all potential bus riders giving them the bus stop, times and bus number for their students.

The Transportation Department will be transporting approximately 18,800 children twice a day when school starts on Monday, August 20.


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