This bureau establishes standards for operation and equipment, inspects buses, conducts on-site visits to ensure accountability and compliance, and develops an annual appropriation request to finance the school transportation program. Audits are conducted to ensure that budgets, records, inspections, etc., are in compliance with regulations and safety procedures. Other duties include certifying school bus CDL examiners, driving instructors and inspectors. Provision of safe, efficient, and economical transportation to all eligible students is the objective of the bureau.
School Transportation Bureau
New Mexico Public Education Department
Jerry Apodaca Education Building
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501