The mission of the Baldwin County Board of Education Transportation Department is to provide the safest, most efficient bus transportation for all students attending Baldwin County Schools. The Baldwin County Public Schools Transportation Department consistently ranks as one of the safest and most efficient in Alabama, according to the Alabama State Department of Education Transportation Department’s annual state inspections. Baldwin County buses transport more than 16,000 students on a daily basis. There are 307 bus routes, which travel more than 17,000 miles every day while serving the students of Baldwin County. More than 350 school buses are maintained by a staff of fourteen state-certified mechanics, with bus shops located in Bay Minette and Summerdale.
All regular route buses are equipped with three or four-camera digital video recording systems, two-way radios linked to all emergency and law enforcement agencies and the school system along with live GPS tracking capabilities. All buses are also equipped with cellular phones, as part of a backup emergency system.
The Baldwin County Transportation Department trains and works closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement and emergency agencies to insure safety. The department also trains and plans with the Department of Homeland Security for various possible emergency situations. Please feel free to contact the Transportation office at (251) 580-1894, should you have any questions or concerns. It's all about safety!