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Lamorinda School Bus Program

General Information - Lamorinda Students

General Information - Lamorinda Students

The LSBP provides daily school bus service to over 1,100 students in the Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, and Acalanes Union School Districts. The program is run by a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), comprised of elected officials from the three cities and four school districts in Lamorinda. The purpose of the program is to reduce traffic congestion and to provide safe, convenient, and reliable home-to-school transportation. 
Special Note:  All drivers must pass a full Department of Justice background check and alcohol and drug test before driving.
Safety Information
Please take a moment to review the Bus Rules and the Safety Information below. 
Walking to and Waiting for the Bus
  • Plan your walking route to the bus stop with parent or guardian
  • Arrive five minutes early at the bus stop
  • Wait quietly at the stop away from the street
  • Stay out of the bus danger zone (twelve feet away from the bus)
Boarding the Bus
  • Wait for permission to board the bus.
  • Wait for the driver to cross you across the street (pre k through 8th grade); cross in front of the bus, never behind
  • Hold on to the rails while boarding
  • Be ready to present your bus pass to the driver
  • Find a seat, sit down, and buckle up
  • Keep the aisle clear
Riding the Bus
  • Remain seated at all times facing forward
  • Keep head, hands, and feet inside the bus at all times
  • Talk quietly with friends, no shouting, screaming
  • Always listen to the bus driver and follow instructions
  • Review the Bus Rules with your student
Getting Off the Bus
  • Wait for permission to exit the bus
  • Once off the bus, don't run in front of the bus or in between buses or cars
  • Wait for the driver to cross you across the street (TK through 8th grade); cross in front of the bus, never behind
  • Do not attempt to retrieve items left on the bus or items that fell under the bus.  Ask the bus driver for help.
Miscellaneous Information
  • For late buses - contact First Student - 925-926-0375 (Press "0" for Dispatch - they can radio the buses directly for location)
  • For emergencies or lost items - contact First Student 
  • For bus passes, bus stops, or payment - contact Lamorinda School Bus Program
Click here to visit the Lamorinda School Bus Program website


First Student Bus company is looking to hire new drivers, see below for details: 
School Bus Drivers Wanted



2368 Bates Ave., Concord, CA 94520
Primary Contact:  Pat Shannon
Asst. Location Manager
Direct: 925-727-3423
Cell: 510-825-9852
Henry Cooper
Location Manager
Direct:  925-529-4353
Cell:  925-595-8066


3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd., #255, Lafayette, CA 94549
Whitney Simon
Program Manager
Office:  925-299-3216
cell: 415-350-7386
Deb Harley
Administrative Aide
Office: 925-299-3215