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Bus Routes

Who has the authority to establish bus routes?

Answer: 

Local school boards establish the bus routes. Iowa Code section 285.10(2).

How is the distance between a student's residence and the point on the bus route to be measured?

Answer: 

By statute, the distance is measured on the public roadway only and over the most passable and safest route as determined by the AEA board, starting in the roadway opposite the private entrance to the student's residence and ending in the roadway opposite the designated point on the bus route.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 18, 2014 at 10:48pm.