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Transportation Team

Tom Thorpe

Director of Transportation



Jarrett Garife 




Taylor Crismon




Gabriela Ortiz

Clerk - Bus Passes




Bus Pass Applications

Field Trip Cost Information

Employment Opportunities



Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is hiring part time and full time school bus drivers.  College students, stay at home parents and veterans encouraged to apply. See Bus Driver position at the Monterey Peninsula website or apply at and look for open positions with Monterey Peninsula Unified.


Transportation Safety Plan

As required by the California Education Code 39831.3. (a) The county superintendent of schools, the superintendent of a school district, or the owner or operator of a private school that provides transportation to or from a school or school activity shall prepare a transportation safety plan containing procedures for school personnel to follow to ensure the safe transport of pupils. The plan shall be revised as required. The plan shall address all of the following:


  1. Procedures for determining if students require escort

  2. Procedures for pre-kindergarten through 8th grade identifying how students are to board and exit the bus at each school bus stop

  3. Procedures for boarding or exiting the school bus at school or other trip destination

To view the Transportation Safety Plan please click on the bus below.






Comments or Concerns

As a department we want to continue to improve the service we provide to the students of our district. If you have any comments, concerns or if you just want to let us know what a great job one of our drivers is doing please click on the Comment Bus below and fill out the form. 



Transportation Department

Main Office

540 Canyon Del Rey Suite #4

Monterey, Ca 93940

Phone Number: 831-392-3999

Fax Number: 831-392-3450


High School Bus Schedules

Middle School Bus Schedules

Elementary Bus Schedules

Dual Language Academy