Media Release : November 18, 2016: With winter near, and the impending onset of inclement weather, Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) is preparing the process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season. Link to media release November 18, 2016.
It may take up to 3 working days from the time of registration/change of student information at the school for transportation to be set-up, as schools must first input information into their Student Information System.
Student data is transmitted electronically to STEO 1-2 times per day.
After the data is received, the Transportation Planner routes the student(s) as soon as possible and the bus company receives the latest transportation information as of midnight that day.
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Parents or students wanting to confirm busing information require an OEN number.
Any new students or Junior and Senior Kindergarten students will use the School Assigned Student ID number until such time that a OEN number is assigned.
Parents and students may contact the school (not the Board Office) if they don’t know their OEN or Student ID number. If you are unable to reach the school before August 26th, please don’t hesitate to call STEO at 855-925-0022 or 613-925-0022.
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Information on busing is only a click or call away . . .
Find My Bus Stop . . .
Accessing busing information is easy. Simply access Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario’s (STEO) Website at www.steo.ca, click on “Find My Bus Stop” button.
Fill in the required information to access your child(ren)’s route number, pickup time and location, operator name and phone number. You can verify busing information after August 15, 2016.
Busing Hotline Phone Number . . .
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Have you always wanted to receive a text message if school vehicles have been cancelled or delayed? Well we are excited to provide you with a way to start receiving them.
By following @STEOcancels you will only be receiving text messages when there are cancellations.
Please remember that message and data rates may apply for receiving SMS messages
Send follow @STEOcancels to 21212 which is Twitter’s shortcode and you will start receiving Tweets from that user on your device as SMS messages.
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Parents and students can register for a free service offered through the Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) website to obtain important transportation information.
You can register through Parent Login/Parent Portal on the STEO website to find out transportation - pickup and dropoff information. You can also subscribe to receive email notifications for delays and cancellations.
“The website feature will allow parents and students to quickly and conveniently access important Read more [...]
We have put together a brochure that outlines the important guidelines for parents and students. Please click on the link below to download the brochure.
We remind all parents and guardians to review with their children these simple safety rules for walking to and from school. Here are some suggestions for parents to discuss with their children:
1) Teach your child to memorize important information: Have your child memorize important addresses such as their home address and important telephone numbers – their parents’ work numbers, home numbers, or the number of a trusted neighbour – and go over these on a regular basis so they know who they Read more [...]
NEW! STEO Inclement Weather Video - click Bus Cancellation Video to see.
Foul weather spurs on a blizzard of activity at STEO
Join STEO’s GM/CAO Ron Cotnam, as he walks viewers through the detailed process involved in the important decision to cancel transportation – a decision which is always informed first and foremost by issues of student safety.
In the video, Cotnam describes the stakeholders involved in the decision-making process and clearly outlines the steps Read more [...]
There may be times when the weather will cause school bus and special vehicle transportation to be disrupted. STEO is working cooperatively with bus contractors to ensure that our approach to transportation during inclement weather is coordinated and designed with the safety of students in mind. We have designed systems with Pelmorex/The Weather Network and bus contractors in order to receive the most up-to-date information about local weather and road conditions. Decisions concerning the cancellation Read more [...]