As more schools return to full in-person instruction, shortages may be exacerbated. Close relationships with neighboring districts, advance planning, and using routing software and combining stops by increasing walking distance can help.
Virginia District to Expand Walk Zones Due to Reduced School Bus Capacity
Sixteen of the 24 elementary schools in the Arlington Public Schools district will have the expanded zones. The district’s buses can only carry 11 students at a time due to social distancing guidelines.