(a) The Peel District School Board’s eligibility distances for transportation are outlined below:
(i) Kindergarten students - 1.0 km. (.625 miles)
(ii) Grades 1 - 4 students - 1.6 km. (1 mile)
(iii) Grades 5 - 6 students - 2.0 km (1.25 miles)
(iv) Grades 7 - 8 students - 3.2 km. (2 miles)
(v) Secondary students - 4.8 km. (3 miles)
(b) The distances noted in Statement 1.(a)(i) to (iv) are as follows:
The shortest, safe walking route measured along sidewalks, roadways and paved pedestrian walkways from school property line to home property line. This measurement is made on official assessment maps supplied by the municipalities in Peel Region and calculated using distances provided therein.
(c) Where transportation is provided for students via school buses, Principals may issue bus privilege cards.
(d) Where deemed appropriate by the Manager of Transportation, tickets for public transit may be issued to school students.
(e) This policy pertains to all students other than thephysically and developmentally challenged students.