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Garrison Forest School

Transportation

Garrison Forest offers bus service for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade to several areas in Baltimore County (Hunt Valley and the Ruxton/Charles St. corridor), Howard County and Baltimore City (Downtown). Every route is offered for an additional fee.

Buses are run by Garrison Forest School and Kangaroo Coach:

  • Howard County (A.M. and P.M.), Hunt Valley (A.M.) and Downtown (P.M.) routes are run by Garrison Forest School.
  • Downtown (A.M.) route is run by Kangaroo Coach.

Please refer to the charts below for schedules, registration and contact information.

HOWARD COUNTY BUS (A.M. & P.M.)

Service provided by Garrison Forest School

a.M. dEPARTURE TIMEA.M. DEPARTURE LOCATION (parking lot)P.M. RETURN TIMEP.M. RETURN LOCATION
(parking lot)
ANNUAL FEES
6:50 A.M.Food Lion
8300 Ice Crystal Drive
Laurel, MD 20723
4:20 P.M.

Food Lion
8300 Ice Crystal Drive
Laurel, MD 20723

$1250 one-way
$2400 round trip

7:15 A.M.Walmart
3200 N. Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(Ridge Rd. & Route 40)
4:00 P.M.

Walmart
3200 N. Ridge Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(Ridge Rd. & Route 40)

$1250 one-way

$2400 round trip

Contact Pamela Earle-Jackson for reservations at pamelaearlejackson@gfs.org or 410.559.3141. Download registration forms here.


HUNT VALLEY BUS (A.M. ONLY)

Service provided by Garrison Forest School

A.M. DEPARTURE TIME

A.M. DEPARTURE LOCATION (parking Lot)

ANNUAL FEES

7:05 A.M.Hunt Valley Park & Ride

314 Western Run Rd.
Cockeysville, MD 21030

$900 one-way

Contact Pamela Earle-Jackson for reservations at pamelaearlejackson@gfs.org or 410.559.3141. Download registration forms here.


DOWNTOWN (A.M.)

Service provided by Kangaroo Coach

A.M. DEPARTURE TIMEA.M. DEPARTURE LOCATION (PARKING LOT)CONTACT INFORMATION
6:45 A.M.Maryland Science Center

601 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(Service road across from Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel-parallel to Light St.)

Contact Kangaroo Coach for reservation information and fees 1.800.727.5867

7:15 A.M.Church of the Redeemer

5603 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
(corner of N Charles & E Melrose Ave.)

Contact Kangaroo Coach for reservation information and fees 1.800.727.5867


DOWNTOWN (P.M.-DEPARTING GFS AT 3:30 P.M.)

Starting September 12, 2016

Service provided by Garrison Forest School

P.M. Return timep.m. return location (parking lot)annual fee
4:05 P.M.Church of the Redeemer

5603 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
(corner of N Charles & E Melrose Ave.)

$1250 one-way
4:35 P.M.Maryland Science Center

601 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(Service road across from Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel-parallel to Light St)

$1250 one-way
Contact Pamela Earle-Jackson for reservations at pamelaearlejackson@gfs.org or 410.559.3141. Download registration forms here.


Bus Hotline 410-559-3366


INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY

The Bus Hotline 410-559-3366 is a recorded message that is updated no later than 6:00 a.m. when GFS is delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather. The buses will run based on the GFS delay/opening decision, not based on public school delays or closings. All GFS inclement weather postings may be found on the homepage at www.gfs.org.

Kangaroo Coach will follow our schedule unless otherwise stated on the bus hotline.


NO BUS SERVICE ON HOLIDAYS & SCHOOL CLOSURE DATES

September 5, 2016

October 3, 2016

October 12, 2016

November 23 – 25, 2016

November 28, 2016

December 19, 2016 - January 2, 2017

January 16, 2017

February 20, 2017

March 3, 2017

March 13-20, 2017

March 21, 2017

April 14, 2017

May 29, 2017

Labor Day

Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

Thanksgiving Holiday Break

Faculty Professional Development Day

Winter Break

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Presidents’ Day

Faculty Professional Development Day

Spring Break

Faculty Professional Development Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Last day of bus service before summer break - Monday, June 12, 2017

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