• Phone :
    • (207) 874-8100
    • Address :
    • 353 Cumberland AvePortland, Maine 04101
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Through a partnership agreement,  Greater Portland Metro provides transportation for students attending Portland Public High Schools.

Accessing information from METRO can be done in a number of ways :

  • o    Metro website-- schedules, maps, and info – gpmetro.org
  • o    Metro website -- Portland Schools info: https://gpmetro.org/1541/Portland-Public-Schools
  • o    E-mail – [email protected]
  • o    Call – 207-774-0351 (option 0 to go directly to Customer Service)
  • o    Visit (walk-up window) – Metro Pulse – downtown hub at 21 Elm Street, Portland
  • Updates through METRO social media pages:

The mission of Transportation Services is the safe and efficient transportation of students to and from school. We will create conditions that contribute to the success of students by providing each with a comfortable, reliable, and safe service that responds to the ever- changing needs of the Portland Public Schools diverse student population.Transportation Services currently operates over 200 daily schedules. To and from school Transportation is provided daily to approximately 2,300 students.

Many school buses of varying configurations are utilized.
School buses generate in excess of 400,000 vehicle miles annually. Boardings will average around 1.1 million per year. Additionally, Transportation Services provided over 2,800 activity, athletic, summer school, and FLS (functional life skills) trips during the last school year.

The transportation office is regularly open from 6:00 AM until 4:30 PM. If your call is an emergency and you've reached the automated attendant, dial 9 anytime 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week and you will be connected to either the in-office emergency line or the the cell phone of the supervisor on duty.

What is my neighborhood school?  You may click here or you can send an email to inquiry@portlandschools.org with your complete home address and grade your child is entering.  We will respond as soon as possible.



Joel Thoits
[email protected]
Transportation Director
Phone: 207-874-8240

Kevin Whittemore
[email protected]
Transportation Operations Manager
Phone: 207-874-8240
Robyn Wells
[email protected]
Transportation Logistics Manager
Phone: 207-874-8240