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Transportation

Bus Drivers

Bus Name

Driver

Contact Information

Turtle

Fulghum, Suzanne

Email Fulghum, Suzanne

Lion

Grillo, Linda

Email Grillo, Linda

Kangaroo

Lizyness, Timothy

Email Lizyness, Timothy

Cat

Wagner, Lorrie

Email Wagner, Lorrie

Snake

Rinke, Jennifer

Email Rinke, Jennifer

Horse

Simons, Laurrie

Email Simons, Laurrie

Dog

Askew, Terri

Email Askew, Terri

Moose

Scheible, Meghan

Email Scheible, Meghan

Sub

Dobbs, Deborah

Email Dobbs, Deborah

Sub

Montgomery, Karen

Email Montgomery, Karen

Sub

Grabow, Mark

Email Grabow, Mark

Bear

Galvin, Meagan

Email Galvin, Meagan

Department of Transportation

Suzanne Fulghum

Director of Transportation

(586) 727-3565, ext. 4010

sfulghum@richmond.k12.mi.us

Lorrie Wagner

Transportation Dispatcher and Coordinator

(586) 727-3565, ext. 4020

lowagner@richmond.k12.mi.us

District Mechanics

Larry Flaga

District Mechanic

(586) 727-3565, ext. 4030

lflaga@richmond.k12.mi.us

Alan Spanske

District Mechanic

(586) 727-3565, ext. 4030

aspanske@richmond.k12.mi.us

School-of-Choice Bus Stops

Bus Stops

Location

1

8185 St. Clair Highway, Casco 48064 (approximately St. Clair Highway and Hessen)

2

Pinewood on the Lake, Columbus 48063 (bus stops at Ponderosa & Foxmore , Elmwood & Maple @ the mailboxes)

3

29 Mile and Haven Ridge 

4

63917 Gratiot Avenue, Lenox 48050 (Lenox Township Hall/Macomb County Sheriff)

5

25107 29 Mile Road, Lenox 48050 (Omo Zion United Methodist Church)

6

3544 Meldrum near the intersection of St. Clair Highway and Meldrum.

7

30971 Amada Ridge Road, Richmond 48062 (Strikers Entertainment Center)

8

Corner of Wahl and Weber Road

9

Corner of Bartel Road and Division

School Bus Safety

Bus safety is very important for students who ride the school bus to and from school and school-related activities. Richmond Community Schools follows the state and federal guidelines for school bus safety and has a team of qualified and trained bus drivers and staff.

  • Arrive at the bus stop at least five minutes before the scheduled pick-up time and wait in a safe and orderly manner.

  • Stay away from the road and do not approach the bus until it has come to a complete stop and the driver has opened the door.

  • Board the bus in a single file and use the handrail. Find a seat quickly and sit facing forward. Keep your backpack and other belongings on your lap or under the seat.


  • Follow the instructions of the bus driver and the bus monitor (if present). Do not distract the driver or cause any disturbance on the bus. Respect the rights and property of others.

  • Remain seated and buckled up until the bus reaches your destination and the driver tells you to get off. Do not stand up or move around while the bus is in motion.

  • Exit the bus in a single file and use the handrail. Look both ways before crossing the street and walk at least 10 feet in front of the bus. Never cross behind the bus or run after the bus if you miss it.

In compliance with these bus safety rules, students can ensure a safe and enjoyable ride to and from school. Richmond Community Schools encourages parents and guardians to review the bus safety rules with their children and to report any concerns or issues to the transportation department. Together, we can make bus safety a priority for our school community!

Real-time School Bus Updates

We're excited to introduce "Here Comes The Bus," a cutting-edge mobile application designed to enhance your experience with our school transportation system. With Here Comes The Bus, parents in our district gain valuable insights and peace of mind knowing exactly where their child's school bus is in real-time, directly from their smartphone. No more waiting outside uncertainly or stressing about missed pickups – our app sends timely alerts when the bus is nearing your stop, ensuring students are ready to embark on their journey to and from school. As a district committed to fostering strong connections between home and school, Here Comes The Bus also offers features like student ridership programs, allowing parents to track their child's entire bus route from start to finish. We've implemented this innovative solution with your needs in mind because we care about simplifying your daily routines and ensuring the safety of our students. Join us in embracing Here Comes The Bus and experience the convenience and peace of mind it brings to our Richmond Community Schools family.

Richmond Transportation Offices
35620 Division Road
Richmond, Michigan 48062
(586) 727-3565 ext. 4000