Transportation Department

Mission and Demographics

Students Exiting Bus

Mission

To provide safe, on time, and cost effective transportation service for students, and to provide a quality vehicle repair and maintenance program which ensures a safe, economical vehicle operation.

Demographics

The Transportation Department is organized in four service areas:

  • Administration & Planning
  • School Bus Operations
  • Safety & Training
  • Vehicle Repair & Maintenance 

The department's transportation services Prince William County students, covering a 345-square-mile area that stretches from the Potomac River to the Bull Run Mountains. (Support within the county does not include Manassas and Manassas Park cities.) About 61,000 of an estimated 90,500 students are transported to and from school by buses, using over 800 buses which travel 10 to 11 million miles per school year.

Eligibility for Transportation - Code of Virginia

The Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-176, permits school boards to provide transportation for eligible pupils, but does not require them to do so. Public school bus service in Prince William County is for all eligible students living more than of one mile from their assigned school. Special provisions are arranged for students with disabilities.

Contact Information

Shirley M. Posey
Director of Transportation Department
571-402-3912
[email protected]

Heather Handschin
Supervisor of Bus Operations
571-402-3914
[email protected]

Douglas Miller
Supervisor of Planning
571-402-3922
[email protected]

Chris Scholz
Customer Service Coordinator
571-402-3860
[email protected]

Lyron Woodard
Customer Service Coordinator
571-374-6556
[email protected]

Jennifer Strom
Safety and Training Coordinator
571-402-3868
[email protected]

Melissa Posey
GPS Coordinator
571-374-6557
[email protected]

Mary Hayes 
Specialty Programs
571-402-3916
[email protected]

Julie Jones
Central Bus Routes
571-402-3942
[email protected]

Jennifer Coble
Potomac Bus Routes
571-402-3962
[email protected]

Danny Younce
Western Bus Routes
571-402-3980
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Emily LePore
Special Needs Bus Routes
571-402-3850
[email protected]

David Walton
Supervisor of Vehicle Services
703-361-7414
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