New Mexico - Public Education Department

School Transportation Bureau

This bureau establishes standards for operation and equipment, inspects buses, conducts on-site visits to ensure accountability and compliance, and develops an annual appropriation request to finance the school transportation program. Audits are conducted to ensure that budgets, records, inspections, etc., are in compliance with regulations and safety procedures. Other duties include certifying school bus CDL examiners, driving instructors and inspectors. Provision of safe, efficient, and economical transportation to all eligible students is the objective of the bureau.

New Mexico Safe Routes to Schools (NM Department of Transportation)


School Transportation Bureau
New Mexico Public Education Department
Jerry Apodaca Education Building
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Ph: 505.827.6640
Fx: 505.827.5802

Antonio Ortiz
Transportation Director

Executive Assistant

Transportation Specialist Supervisor
(505) 827-6639

Brenda MacFarlane
Transportation Specialist
(505) 827-6638

Consuelo Barraza
Financial Coordinator

Transportation Specialist

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