Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) would like to share an important update regarding the start of student transportation service. Unfortunately the cyber incident that occurred last month has impacted Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR). We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause students and families.

Delayed Start to Student Transportation

Transportation Services Starting Tuesday, September 6

Most students will be able to ride their school bus on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Students assigned to taxis will also have a September 6 start date.

Transportation Services Starting on Monday, September 12

Students enrolled in Special Education programs and students whose routes use small or adapted vehicles will have transportation service begin on September 12.

This includes the following bus routes:

  • All bus routes from 700 to 723
  • All bus routes from 800 to 862
  • All bus routes from V01 to V39
  • All bus routes from W01 to W45

Families can visit the STSWR website after Monday, August 29, 2022 to find information about what bus route their child is on.

Transportation Services Starting On or After Monday, September 19

The following students will have their school bus service start on or after September 19:

  • Students who have moved in the past 3 months


If families or students have any questions, they are advised to please contact Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) at 519-744-7575.

Families can provide updates to student information by contacting schools after they reopen on Monday, August 29.