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How Did Rockwood Transportation Go for First Day Back To School?

As St. Louis County’s largest school district, more than 22,000 students in the Rockwood School District headed back to school this morning. Share the best, worst and most dangerous observations about student-related transportation.

Here's a chance to share how various forms of transportation fared for the first day of —ones that worked well or ones that could use a little rethinking. 

  • Any late buses?
  • Any traffic jams?
  • Joyful bus drivers?
  • Worst intersections due to school-related traffic?
  • Best and worst parking lot arrangements?
  • Crowded buses?
  • Most dangerous spots due to school-related traffic?
  • Student driver feedback?

Rockwood officials said more than 120 buses rolled out of the bus garage located at in Wildwood to pick up 12,000-plus students across the district.

Rockwood-related buses will travel more than 5 million miles this year, according to district estimates.

Julie Brown Patton (Editor) August 14, 2012 at 04:46 PM
One report that Rockwood middle and high school buses ran on time this morning, per a Eureka-Wildwood Patch reader/Facebook friend.
Julie Brown Patton (Editor) August 14, 2012 at 04:48 PM
A different report that Babler Elementary bus forgot a subdivision and showed up at 9:50 a.m. instead, per a Eureka-Wildwood Patch reader/Facebook friend.
Julie Brown Patton (Editor) August 14, 2012 at 08:09 PM
Buses in Fenton were reportedly on time today, based on a third report from a Eureka-Wildwood Patch reader/Facebook friend. http://www.facebook.com/WildwoodPatch
jennifer mcmurray August 15, 2012 at 09:10 PM
My child still isn't home yet from Westridge school.

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