LAPS school bus driver Jerry Hofer hands out ice cream coupons to students as they get off the bus today. Courtesy/LAPS
Coordinator of Transportation Audrey Washburn and School Board Member Nan Holmes help distribute ice cream coupons to students today. Courtesy/LAPS
Preliminary reports from school bus drivers indicate that school bus ridership was up on many of the school buses. The official count will not be tallied until the last bus comes in this afternoon.
As an example in increased ridership today, the Pinon Elementary School route that typically transports 20 students jumped to 71 school bus riders this morning.
“We greatly appreciate all the support from students, parents, staff members, and community members. It is a wonderful show of support,” Coordinator of Transportation Audrey Washburn said,