Department of Transportation


Transportation Important Information


********Important updates will be listed here**********



Please remind your student to be out at the stop and ready to board the bus at least 5 minutes prior to stop time.




In an effort to be more efficient with our bus load counts, please notify us ASAP if your student(s) will not ride the school bus. This will enable us to remove them from the bus roster. *****This must be consistent for the entire school year.***** Thank you!


We MUST have your students babysitter/split custody transportation request form ASAP, and any time there is a change, otherwise your student will be assigned to their home bus stop, and will not have a seat on the babysitter's/other parents bus.





With the high call volume, we ask if you would please e-mail us for your questions/concerns.

Thank you for being patient with us during this time.


- Several changes come in hourly, so it could change after the initial update that is anticipated to be done on the evening of 8/9/24 (after 4PM)












ALERT: From August 14-September 14, it may take up to 5 business days to assign transportation to a new student.  Any requested transportation changes for existing students may also take up to 5 days.





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If you would like to become a crossing guard, please reach out to the Human Resources department and fill out an application





***Any changes coming in after the start of school may take up to two weeks - Please be patient with us during this time***




If your student(s) need to ride an alternate bus or get off at an alternate stop other than their assigned stop, prior arrangements need to be made with the district transportation office if the change will be in the morning.  If in the afternoon, a note must be taken to the school office for them to issue the student a bus pass - no student will be allowed to board a different bus with anything other than the school bus pass. 



****Please remind your student(s) there are bus rules and one of them are that there is

NO food nor drink permitted on the school bus.  

There is the potential for another student to have an allergic reaction to that item.****



Winter weather! - please remind your student to 

wear proper clothing and shoes to keep warm and ensure their safety.


Students who walk to or wait at school bus stops should dress

          appropriately for cold, icy weather. Proper clothing includes   

          warm coats, gloves, hats and waterproof footwear.



Thank you!

School Bus Safety Stopping Distance/Law from PennDOT:
Transportation Contact Information
Red Lion Bus Company
Ph: 717-244-4591
Hours: 6:00AM-5:30PM
Red Lion Area School District                                                              
Hours 7:00AM - 4:00PM                                                                              
Ph: (717) 244-4518 (press "3" for Transportation)
Fax: (223) 200-3001
Questions or Concerns? 
Any Student regardless of age may walk up to 1.5 miles (2 miles in the borough)
All students should be at their bus stop at least 5 min prior to stop time
Delay bus notices will go out if the bus is more than 30 minutes delayed. 
Please ensure you have your Skyward Account up to date with your current phone and e-mail address.
Inclement Weather - New notifications are done via skyward and the social media  platforms.  Please ensure your Skyward accounts are updated with your correct information.
(No busing will be provided if RLASD is closed to in person instruction due to weather)