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    TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
                                                                                                   
    3700 68th Avenue
                                                                                                 
    Northport, Alabama 35473
                                                                             
    Phone (205)342-2636
    Fax (205)339-5298
     

    Tuscaloosa County utilizes a total of 244 buses. This includes 169 regular buses, 31 special needs buses, and 38 buses that are used as spares and issued to individual schools when they need a bus for athletic programs.

    Approximately 10,000 students are transported on Tuscaloosa County School System buses each day.  Our buses travel a variety of roads and road conditions, including two and four-lane highways, interstates, and dirt roads.  Each year, our buses travel a total of approximately 2.6 million miles over 176 days. This does not include field trip miles.

     


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    School Messenger Notification System 

    The Tuscaloosa County School System is continuing its partnership with School Messenger to provide notice of weather closings and other information to our students, parents and employees.

    Employees and parents wishing to receive TXT Messages from the School Messenger System must opt in.

    To receive messages, please send a TXT Message with the text of Y to 68453.

    If you wish to opt out at any time, please send a TXT message with the Text N to 68453.  

     

     
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