Office of Student Transportation

  • Detroit Public Schools Community District is proud to adhere to a Standard of Excellence in the provision of student transportation services. We accomplish this mission in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner while treating our students as our most important asset.

    The District provides safe, efficient, and timely transportation services to families weekly to ensure students are ready to learn.

    Students are offered transportation under the following guidelines:

    • Regular education students in grades K-8 who reside more than 3/4 of a mile from their neighborhood school;
    • Regular education students in grades 9-12 can ride DDOT for free by showing their DPSCD issued student ID;
    • Exceptional education students according to their IEP; and
    • Career and Technical Center Students between their high school and respective Career and Technical Center.

    To learn more, please call the DPSCD Transportation Help Line at (313) 945-8600.

    Parents of exceptional education students may visit the Frederick Douglass Academy South Wing at 2001 W. Warren Suite 166, Detroit, MI 48208-2216 or call (313) 748-6499.

Contact Information

  • Division of Operations

    Machion Jackson
    Assistant Superintendent 
    3011 W. Grand Blvd.
    Fisher Building, 14th Floor
    Detroit, MI 48202
    Office (313) 873-6532


    Aaron Walter
    Executive Director 
    8145 Greenfield
    Detroit, MI 48228
    Office (313) 216-5844

    Sharon Rodgers
    Program Supervisor
    8145 Greenfield
    Detroit, MI 48228
    Office (313) 216-5844

    Transportation Call Center

    (313) 945-8600