The Transportation Department is responsible for managing buses throughout the district.

To apply for a position in the Transportation Department, complete this general application and submit it to the Director of Transportation at, by mail or in person.

Contact Information

Director of Transportation - Herb Schwanse, Jr.

Head Bus Driver - Peter Maassmann

Cairo-Durham CSD
ATTN: Transportation Department
1301 Route 145
Cairo, NY 12413

Phone: 518-622-2236
Fax: 518-622-3021

Bus Routes

Click here for the 2023-2024 Bus Routes. Please check the bus routes periodically in the beginning of the school year for possible changes. 

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School Bus Safety


Please review the following school bus safety information with your child(ren) often. By working together to follow these safety procedures, we can ensure safe bus rides to and from school: 

Bus Stop Protocols and Guidelines >>

How to Cross Safely at the Bus Stop >>

Safety Rules While Riding the Bus >>

Bus Procedures Update 2023-24 >>

New to the District?

If you are new to the area, please visit the Registration webpage for information. The Central Registrar will be able to help you with paperwork, including making arrangements for transportation.  

Change of Residency (Within District)

If you change residency but still live within the Cairo-Durham Central School District, please download and complete the Change of Residency packet (PDF) to continue enrollment for your child(ren). It includes proof of residency information, a Residency Questionnaire, and a Request for Transportation form. 

Please return Change of Residency documents to the Central Registrar:

Cairo-Durham High School Guidance Office
1301 Route 145
Cairo, NY 12413

Telephone: 518-622-8543, ext. 56010 
Fax: 518-622-8856

Request for Transportation to Non-Public Schools

Deadline of 4/1/23: 2022-23Request for Transportation to Non-Public Schools Form

Weather / Closings and Delays

If you are uncertain about the weather causing a closing or delay, you can call the phone number for this department (518-622-2236). The outgoing message on voicemail should be updated if one or more schools are closed.

If you are not already receiving notifications via phone, email and/or text for weather-related closings or delays, please contact the District Office if this is something you would like to receive.

Driving Directions

If you need driving directions to any of our schools, please check that school's web page for links to Google Maps. These services should provide you with driving directions and maps.