Student Transportation

Wyoming Department of Education > For District Leadership > School Foundation > Student Transportation

Contact Information

Pupil Transportation Director
Justin Arnold
(307) 777-6984
Justin.Arnold@wyo.gov

This program provides assistance to school districts in the areas of school busing specifications and bidding, fleet management, transportation program evaluation, in-service training programs, and interpretation of state and federal laws and rules and regulations. The Wyoming School Foundation program staff ensure accuracy in the flow of state money utilized to cover allowed pupil transportation costs to local school districts. The annual Wyoming Pupil Transportation Association Conference and Mechanics’ Workshop are coordinated with the Wyoming Pupil Transportation Association through this office.

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COVID-19 Transportation Reimbursement FAQs

Student Transportation Aligned for Return to School (STARTS) Guidance


Chapter 2 Rules: Minimum Standards for Wyoming Student Transportation Vehicles

  • Chapter 2 Rules: Minimum Standards for Wyoming Student Transportation Vehicles: Old Rules
  • Chapter 2 Rules: Minimum Standards for Wyoming Student Transportation Vehicles: Rules Clean
  • Chapter 2 Rules: Minimum Standards for Wyoming Student Transportation Vehicles: Rules Strikethrough
  • Chapter 2 Rules: Minimum Standards for Wyoming Student Transportation Vehicles: Public Comment

2021 School Bus Purchasing

FY2021 Student Transportation Bus Bids

Purchase Process

Type A Bids – FY21

Type C Bids – FY21

Type D Bids – FY21

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Pupil Transportation Advisory Committee

Pupil Transportation Advisory Committee

Wyoming Statute 21-13-320(h)(ii) authorizes the Wyoming Pupil Transportation Advisory Committee.

(ii) “Pupil transportation committee” means an advisory committee comprised of school district business managers, student transportation program managers and employees, district superintendents and other district personnel organized by the state department of education to assist the department in developing and maintaining state standards for vehicle specifications and equipment, vehicle fleet regulations and vehicle replacement schedules including the establishment of minimum, average and optimal replacement schedules, as required under this section.

School Bus Driver Physical Performance Testing - NTSB H-19-006

Letter from NTSB – Recommendation H-19-006
Wyoming Response to NTSB H-19-006

Current Rules and Regulations

Wyoming Chapter 2 Rules – Rules for Minimum Standards for the Wyoming School Buses

Wyoming Chapter 20 Rules – Rules for the Pupil Transportation Component within the Education Resource Block Grant Model

National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures

Isolated Pupil Reimbursement Memo from the Chief of Staff

Pupil Transportation Allowable Expenses

FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training

FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Webpage

FMCSA ELDT Training Provider Registry Webpage

District Transportation Resources and Reports

State Level Transportation Reimbursement Report

District Level Bus Claims Report

District Level Bus Inventory Report

Driver Education

2021 Approved Programs – Updated March 2021

Driver Education Program Application

Chap 39, Department of Education Rules