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Transportation

PARKING AND TRAFFIC

Streets around our school are often very congested during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. To help keep our students safe, we need you to do your part by slowing down and following traffic safety laws.  

The parking lot is reserved for EPSB employees.  When visiting the school, parking is available on 78th street.  For the safety of our students, do not use the parking lot for dropping off or picking up students.  Please do not park in the bus zones when picking up or droppoing of students.

 

30 km/h school zones

Starting September 2, 2015 a lower speed limit in school zones came into effect in Edmonton. You must slow down to 30km/h around schools between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on school days where signs are present. 

Speed limits will be strictly enforced by both the Edmonton Police Service and the City of Edmonton’s Office of Traffic Safety during posted hours.

 

General safety reminders

  • Remain courteous and patient
  • Drive slowly and watch for students crossing the road
  • Abide all traffic signs and laws
  • Use designated crosswalks
  • Respect school staff and volunteers assisting with drop-off and pick-up
  • Park further away from the school and walk the rest of the way
  • Use Edmonton Transit or other ways to get to school (walk, ride a bike or roll!)

For information about getting to school, visit epsb.ca/schools/gettoschool

 

Bus Service  

• Regular program service

Princeton School DOES NOT provide yellow bus service for our regular program.

• Alternative program service 

Yellow bus service is available for elementary students who choose to attend a school offering an alternative program. Contact a school offering the program for information about eligibility.

 

Applying for yellow bus service

**PLEASE NOTE** Princeton only provides bus service for alternative program students. 

To ensure your child receives yellow bus service on the first day of school, you must apply before the May deadline.  Contact your child’s school for a yellow bus service application form.  If your child has been approved for yellow bus service, you’ll be notified in mid-August with the route number, stop locations, pick up and drop off times and bus company contact information.  Transportation will not be provided to students living in the school's neighbourhood walk boundary.

Step 1: Submit an application for yellow bus service. Applications are available in the school office.

Step 2: Return your completed application form to the school your child is currently attending by the posted May deadline.

When you have been approved, you will receive a letter from Student Transportation on Schoolzone before August 25th with the following information:

  • Yellow bus route number
  • Bus company contact information
  • Pickup and drop off schedules and stop locations

More information:

Parents' Guide to Yellow Bus Service
Contact Student Transportation:
Website: http://transportation.epsb.net Phone: 780-429-8585