Fee For Service Bus Information

  • If you already have an account for transportation and have bus passes, please register on-line through the Parent Portal.  Due to COVID 19 we need to limit the number of patrons coming into transportation.  

    Replacement Bus Passes - Please call our office at 719.495.1159 to request new bus passes.  We will verify your bus stop location and ensure all elemenary student have the correct bus color and animal sticker for their stop.  New bus passes will be put in an envelope for the parent/guardian to pick up at our Transportation Office.

    New Riders - Please call our office to make an appointment at 719.495.1159, walk-ins will not be allowed.

    Transportation will open for new registration on July 13th, 2020 by appointment only, at the Transportation Department at 10850 E. Woodmen Road, Peyton CO 80831. Transportation Department office hours will be rron July 13th - July 24th 6:00 am – 6:00pm. Bus Routes: • Preliminarily routes will be posted on the Infofinderi July 12th. • Final routes (subject to change) will be posted on July 25th.

    Board of Education approve transportation fees for the 2020-21 school year are: 

    PASS TYPE 1 RIDER 2 RIDERS 3+ RIDERS

    Annual (paid in advance)
    Oct. 1, 2020

    $200 $375 $500
    Semester Fee (paid in advance)
    Sept. 3, 2020
    Feb. 3, 2021
    $120 $225 $275
    Quarterly (paid in advance)*
    Sept. 3, 2020
    Nov. 3, 2020
    Jan. 7, 2021
    March 2, 2021
    $75 $150 $175 
    Stand-by Punch Card, purchased in advance $25 for a 10 ride punch card
    * First Quarter Conversion to Annual Fee: Families that purchase a quarterly pass at the beginning of school have until Oct. 10th to upgrade to annual pass. For example, a family with two riders, who purchased a first quarter pass for $150 can pay $225 more prior to October 10, 2019 to upgrade to the annual pass. A family purchasing a one rider pass for $75 for the first quarter can pay the additional $125 by Oct. 10th to upgrade to an annual pass. This upgrade option allows families to spread the cost of an annual pass over two payments, and save money overall compared to purchasing four quarterly passes during the year.
     
    • Annual, semester and quarterly fees are non-refundable unless you move out of the district (amount of refund will be pro-rated).
    • Regardless of pass type, payments must be made by the dates specified above to avoid any late charges.
    • Families with new riders must make an appointment to complete the initial registration at the trasportation office to get the bus pass cards.
    Transportation_Directions

    The transportation department is at 10850 E. Woodmen Road in Peyton, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Our office is not the main building facing the frontage road; we are in the large metal building behind the offices.  To get to the transportation department, please drive through the gate on the west side of the Education Service Center and immediately turn right.  Follow the blue signs that will direct you back to our office.

    All Patrons must have an account through the Parent Portal:

    • You can access Parent Portal through Power School. Create an account if you do not already have one. Follow the instructions for registering the student(s) for transportation.

    Procedures for Free and Reduced Lunch Program

    For those who submit an application for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program with the District’s Nutrition Services, you may either:

    • On the Information Release part of the application, check “District 49 Bus Transportation Fee” and Nutrition Services will provide Transportation with a copy of the approval letter, or
    • Email us at busfees@d49.org, a copy of the approval letter to the Transportation Department.
    • All patrons that have a direct certification must email or bring in a copy on your appointment date if a new rider to transportation. Nutrition Services cannot provide this information since it is sent to you by the State.
    • Please note: You will be responsible for all transportation fees incurred until we receive this letter.

    Applying for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program

    Nutrition Services will begin accepting Free and Reduced Lunch on-line applications for the 2020-2021 school year on Monday, July 13, 2020. Go to https://district49.payschools.com/to fill out the form.

    • You may also come into Nutrition Services beginning Monday, July 13, 2020 to drop off or fill out an application.  When you arrive at the Nutrition Services location, please call 719.495.1159 to access the building. Nutrition Services is located in the same building as the Transportation Department.  If you need any assistance on the application or any other matters you may call Jackie Sieben at 719.494.8965.

    Note: Deadline to submit your approval letter to transportation will be September 30th, 2020 After the above date, fees for rides will be applied to your account until the Transportation Department receives a copy of your approval letter. You will be responsible for the payment of these fees.

     

    Accounts and Payments

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    You must create a Parent Portal account in Power Schools if you do not already have an account set up.

    Your transportation account will reside in Power Schools under your Parent Portal where you can fill out your application for transportation, select the student(s) that we will be transporting and select your payment option.

    When you complete the application it will be forwarded to the Transportation. Please give us approximately 5 working days to activate the fees. To make a payment on you transportation fees, login into your Parent Portal, access your account, select the fee. If you have any problems, please contact our office at 719-495-1159 to make a payment.

    EXISTING and NEW bus riders for RMCA, BLPA and BLRA students, MUST contact our office  719.495.1159. 

    Transportation payment options are flat fees, invoices or emails will not be sent out as reminders. All payment are due on the dates provided in the fee schedule.  If your account remains in arrears you will be sent email notification. If not paid, a final notification letter will be mailed to you. Payment must be made within 30 days from the date of the letter. Any account not paid by this date will be turned over to our collection service.

    Please note: Annual, Semester and Quarterly payments are non-refundable. The exception for a pro-rated refund will be if you move out of the district.   Refunds for Pre-Paid Punch Cards are non-refundable regardless if you relocate.

    Accepted Forms of Payment

    • Credit card payments may be made through your Parent Portal account

    Bus Stop Information

    bus stop sign SY 20-21 GENED route bus stop information will be posted for viewing beginning July 12th.
        • Infofinderi is used to determine stop information. It is located on the D49 Website at https://www.d49.org. Select Student Services, Transportation Services. Select Bus Stop Locator, enter your home address. All buses for each school supported will be reflected on the left side of the page. Look for your student’s school and then determine bus color and number, bus stop location and AM/PM pick up and drop off times. If bus stops don’t show up for your school, please contact our office by phone at 719.495.1159 or e-mail busstoprequest@d49.org.
        • Please check bus stop information after Monday, July 27 to confirm bus stop information. Stop information may change at any time due to various circumstances. 

    We certainly attempt to keep stops the same from year to year, however due to COVID 19 routes stops may change.

    How To Contact Us


    Mailing Address: District 49 Transportation
    10850 E. Woodmen Road
    Peyton, CO, 80831
    Email Address: busfees@d49.org
    Phone Number: 719.495.1159
    Fax Number: 719.494.8979
    Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

      

Fee-for-Service Contact

CeCe Catherwood
Transportation Secretary
Phone: 719.495.1159
Roxann Clark
Fee for Service, Operations Technician
Phone: 719.495.1159
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