Did you know that public schools are the region’s largest public transportation service provider? Over 40 percent of kindergarten through 12th grade students living in Thurston County take the bus to school. That’s over 32,000 daily student bus trips. During the 2010-2011 school year, school buses transported your region’s students over four million miles.
Students Have Options Getting students to school does not have to involve sitting in your car slowing inching toward the drop-off location in front of the school. Your student can ride the school bus or local transit, they can walk or ride their bicycle with friends.