HISD Transportation Department supports the student’s educational day by providing safe, professional, and efficient transportation to and from school, educational field trips, athletic competitions, and events. Coordination of these events requires a great fleet of professional bus drivers with commercial driver's license (CDL) and a competent support staff.
The Transportation Department is the largest single district provider of school bus service in the state of Texas. The department employs over 1,400 employees and roughly 1,100 buses. It uses 990 buses to transport approximately 36,000 students to and from school daily. The HISD bus fleet travels more than 86,000 miles per day and approximately 15 million miles annually.