Head Start programs are not required to provide transportation services. However, when they do provide those services, they must comply with key regulations. Explore these resources to support programs in the safe and efficient movement of children from one point to another. Find materials on transportation services, coordination options, vehicles, child safety restraints, and other requirements. Learn how to develop transportation systems that are consistent with service area needs and comply with state and federal regulations.
Requirements for Program Transportation Services
Programs must comply with transportation regulations if they decide to transport children. This resource may be used by Head Start staff to better understand these federal requirements.Learn More
Transportation Services Checklist
This checklist can be used by local programs that provide transportation services as a tool for ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.Learn More
Meeting Transportation Standards
This page provides policy and regulations, as well as helpful information about transportation in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.Learn More
Last Updated: March 23, 2021