Tag: Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR)

Did a white school bus make you do a double take?

Yellow school buses are a common sight in most neighbourhoods across the Region, but have you seen our white school buses? We have used these unique buses for a few years as wheelchair school buses. Our white buses are recognizable by their distinct colour and black lettering across the back that reads School Purpose Vehicle. […]






School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]






Summer school transportation schedules now available

Summer school courses at Waterloo District School Board secondary schools begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

If you are using Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) to attend summer school, the bus schedules and stop locations are now available. Please be at your bus stop 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.

If you have any questions about summer school transportation, please contact STSWR at 519-650-4934 ext. 221.











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2016-17 Transportation Information is Coming Soon!

Transportation details for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be available on Monday, August 22, 2016. Kindergarten Students Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an OEN number prior to September, STSWR, Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2016. Senior Kindergarten […]






Become Familiar with our Severe Weather Procedure

As the cold weather arrives, it’s important for everyone to be familiar with our Severe Weather Conditions procedure. There are some changes to the procedure for the 2015-16 school year: Frigid Temperatures: Schools will NOT automatically be closed when temperatures reach -35C or colder with wind-chill. While buses will not operate, the decision to close schools […]






Student Transportation

In 1996, the Waterloo Region District School Board and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board approved the formation of a co-operative student transportation service to reduce operating costs and provide more efficient student transportation for both Boards. Following the Student Transportation reform initiated by the government in 2006, the co-operative student transportation service evolved into […]