Transportation 2021

Welcome to the Victoria ISD Transportation Department!

We are excited about the opportunity to provide transportation to and from school and other events for the students of our district. As we transport students, everyone in the VISD Transportation Department realizes that we are entrusted with the most precious cargo possible; therefore, we are dedicated to providing professional, safe, quality transportation services. Our interaction with each student contributes to the tone for his or her success in the classroom. A successful Transportation Department is an integral part of the educational process and we will take every step to ensure we deliver students to school safely and efficiently as possible.

Mission Statement
The goal of the VISD Transportation Department is to provide safe, efficient, economical, and quality transportation to the students of Victoria Independent School District on their trips to and from school and extra-curricular activities.

Parameters of Service
Transportation is provided for eligible students to and from the bus stop designated to service the student's residence of record. Students are expected to ride their assigned bus and load/unload only at their assigned stop.

Eligible students are those who live more than two-miles away from his/her school, for students who are homeless, or for which there is a certified hazardous situation noted in compliance with TEC, Section 42.155. 

A hazardous condition exist in high traffic areas when no walkway is provided and children must walk along or across a freeway or expressway, an underpass, or bridge, an uncontrolled major artery, an industrial or commercial area or another comparable condition. Construction areas may be considered hazardous on an as needed basis.

The hazardous areas approved by the Board of Trustees for the 2022-2023 school year can be see below.

2022-2023 Hazardous Traffic Areas.

The District
 does not provide transportation services to alternate locations including:

  • other residences such as a friend's house, babysitter or relative

  • businesses including parent's business or place of employment

  • after school activities

Parents should make alternate arrangements for students traveling to or from alternate locations.

Some students who attend more than one school to participate in classes not offered at their school are transported between schools during school hours.

Special education students are eligible for transportation if need is established through the Admission, Review and Dismissal process.

Route Information Bus Rider Guidelines Transportation FAQ's

Contact Us

Office Phone: (361) 578-1538

Physical Address:
908 N. Laurent Street
Victoria, TX 77901

Fax: (361) 788-9617

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1759
Victoria, TX 77902

Meet the Transportation Team

Shawn Fennell

Shanquil Fennell
Director of Transportation

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Etta Talbott

Etta Talbott 
Dispatch Supervisor

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Kristian Sailes

Kristian Sailes
Special Needs Bus Supervisor

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Neal Taylor

Neal Taylor
Regular Route Bus Supervisor

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James Rowe

James Rowe
Shop Supervisor

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Cindy Burger

Cindy Burger
Secretary, Director of Transportation

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Priscilla Garcia

Priscilla Garcia 
Transportation Clerk

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Sarah Crawford

Sarah Crawford
Driver Trainer

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Florence Stone

Florence Stone
Driver Trainer

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