For Parents: Transportation

 

The Bement School offers daily van transportation services each year.  This service can run from the towns of Amherst, Holyoke, Northampton, Northfield, and Brattleboro, Vermont, but pickup points are dependent on having enough riders at each locale. 

The service includes morning routes available that are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis to all interested Bement families. Students ride in our seven-passenger school vans, or contracted school busses and arrive at the school by 8:00AM every morning.  The school also offers return van service to Northampton and Amherst each day throughout the week.  The return service leaves Bement by 4:45 PM Monday – Thursday and by 3:45 PM on Fridays. 

Costs for the service vary by route depending on the pickup location for the morning runs.  The return van transportation charge is a separate expense.  Typically, charges have run around $1,600 for morning transportation and $1,000 for afternoon returns. 

 2014-2015 Route Information

MORNING ROUTES

 Hadley/Amherst Route #1

7:20 AM Bay Road, Hadley pickup. 

7:30 AM CVS/Big Y Plaza, Amherst 

Amherst Route #2

7:30 AM CVS/Big Y Plaza, Amherst 

 Amherst Route #3

7:25 AM CVS./Big Y Plaza, Amherst

7:35 AM Cumberland Farms, North Amherst

7:45 AM Cliffside Apartments, Sunderland

Brattleboro Run

7:15 AM Brattleboro Health Clinic Parking Lot, Exit 3

7:30 AM Green Mountain Chapel Parking Lot, Exit 2

 Northampton Run

7:20 AM Health Services Parking Lot, Service Center Road

7:30 AM Sleepy’s/Walmart Parking Lot

ATERNOON RETURN ROUTES

Amherst Run #1

5:00 PM (M-Th), 4:00 PM (Fr) Cumberland Farms, North Amherst

5:15 PM (M-Th), 4:15 PM (Fr) CVS/Big Y Plaza, Amherst

Amherst Run #2

5:15 PM (M-Th), 4:15 PM (Fr) CVS/Big Y Plaza, Amherst

Northampton Route

5:15 PM (M-Th), 4:15 PM (Fr)Sleepy’s/Walmart Parking Lot

 

 

Please contact the Business Office for further information.


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