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School Bus Transportation

School Bus Transportation

School bus transportation for students of District School Board Ontario North East is managed by North East Tri-Board Student Transportation (NETBST).  This tri-board initiative, bringing school bus service to the Districts of Cochrane and Timiskaming, is a partnership formed by the following school boards:netribus.jpg

School Bus Eligibility

To determine if your child is eligible for school bus transportation, search for your address on our Transportation Eligibility Page.  All requests for school bus transportation are to be made through the administration office, at your child's school.

School Bus Rider Usage Policy

NETBST has initiated its School Bus Rider Usage Policy, effective February, 2016.  Please take a moment to review the new policy with your children.

School Bus Rider Usage Policy

Special Request Form

If the administration office has advised you that a special request form is required, please find it here.

Inclement Weather Policy & Procedures

During the winter months, inclement weather may force the cancellation of school busses.  Take a moment to familiarize yourself with our cancellation process.

Inclement Weather Policy and Procedures

Cancellation & Delays

Click to access Cancellations and Delays on GeoQuery.


Email Subscriptions
You can subscribe to email updates for your children's bus routes, and be updated immediately of any delays or cancellations.  

RSS Feed
You can also subscribe to the RSS Feed for immediate updates of any delays or cancellations.

Why Partner with NETBST?

North East Tri-Board Student Transportation (NETBST) is committed to providing a safe and efficient transportation system to the school districts of Cochrane and Timiskaming.  We are currently monitoring and reviewing our transportation system for safety, route efficiencies, and adherence to Board Policies. 

You can access North East Tri-Board Student Transportation by visiting the website, or by calling:

1-800-381-7280 for the Northern Region (Matheson to Hearst)

1-800-461-8759 for the Southern Region (Temagami to Kirkland Lake)

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