• Riding the bus in August? Click Here!

    Please register for service using a desktop, laptop computer or phone. All requests take 2 to 4 business days to complete once submitted. Please note that if your family moves or changes schools over the summer – even after completing the Intent to Ride or transportation request form – you will need to re-apply for transportation services. Contact us at Transportation@cms.k12.nc.us for assistance or more information.


Transportation Services

  • Who We Are

    Transportation Services takes great pride in providing reliable and safe transportation services to students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

    Led by Executive Director Adam Johnson, CMS Transportation employs over 1,201 staff members who work tirelessly to support students' safe and efficient transportation in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The CMS transportation service area is vast, with 14 operation area offices, including a full turn-key maintenance division, a safety and training operation, a routing and scheduling division, and central office support staff. The Transportation department is responsible for maintaining a fleet of nearly 1,120 buses.

Contact Us

  • Transportation Call Center
    980.343.6715
    7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Transportation@cms.k12.nc.us 

    After Hours: Contact
    CMS Law Enforcement
    980-343-6030