Transportation Overview

  • Every day, over 5.300 students board a school bus operated by the Transportation Department in order to come to school. We employ over 90 people, 74 of whom are bus drivers. The district operates 60 regular buses and 14 EC buses for both morning and afternoon routes. Nineteen additional activity buses are also included in the fleet to transport students to special events and field trips.

Transportation Contacts


    Transportation Office
    1708 High School Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Phone 919-942-5045 | Fax 919-969-2466
    Contact us for information about bus stops, routes, and other transportation questions either by phone or by using this form.
    For chaperone background checks please use the Volunteer Office background check portal here.
    Transportation Director 
    Brad Johnson - 919-942-5045 Ext.1
    Transportation Operations Manager
    Jonathan Norris (919-942-5045, Ext.2) : Jonathan supervises all day to day operations, drivers, monitors and field trips.
    Assistant Operations Manager
    Vance Riggsbee (919-942-5045 Ext. 3) : Assistant Operation Manger responsible for assisting the Operation Manager & Bus video footage's.
    TIMS Coordinators
    Jacqueline Stitt (Ext. 29222)
    Wanda Jenkins (Ext. 29222)
    Nakia Allen (919-942-5045 Ext. 1)
    Lead Mechanic
    Aaron Price (919-942-5045 Ext. 5) : Traditional School Buses
    Lead Drivers
    Vicki Bynum (Ext 29230) : Vicki manages all field trips and athletic trips
    Sharon Croom (Ext 29232) : Sharon manages our EC buses
    Charles Lockhart (Ext 29231) : New bus driver training
    Shop Foreman for CHCCS Activity Buses
    Brian Harris (919-942-5045 Ext. 5)
    DMV Trainer/Examiner
    Pam Denton (919-560-6021)

Bus Routes

Here Comes The Bus App

  • here comes the bus "Here Comes the Bus is an easy-to-use website and app* that enables you to see the location of your child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer. This way, you know when the bus is near your stop, so you can send your child out at just the right time. If your district has the Student Ridership service as well, you can use the Here Comes the Bus website and app to see when your child has scanned on and off the bus." - Here Comes the Bus

    District Code: 86446

    Visit the Here Comes The Bus Website to register.

Carpool Information

  • Today, more than ever, it is often difficult to juggle your student’s busy schedule with your own hectic work schedule. A carpool is a good way to ensure that all of your families’ activity demands are met.  There is also the added of saving time and fuel.  Is there an opportunity to rideshare to school with another family? Does your student need a ride to practice afterschool?  Planning and coordinating daily schedules and activities can be both difficult and stressful.

    Relax, we are here to help. Did you know that there are organizations and apps to assist you? We have listed a few below to help you get started on the road to carpooling.



    CHCCS does not endorse any of these sites and/or their products. The list is simply available as a tool to assist you in arranging carpool options for you and your family.  There are numerous carpool organizations and apps available to assist you with your carpooling needs.