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A Safe Ride to School

The Kennewick School District Transportation Department starts each day with one mission: To get your child to and from school safely and reliably. We transport thousands of students to and from school every day. Our bus drivers are specially trained professionals who have your student’s best interest in mind — from morning pick-up until school day’s end.  

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Student & Family Information

Public Transportation Options

Information about student discount passes, route and schedule information is available for Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) at For assistance, contact (509) 735-5100. BFT is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Kennewick School District.

Department Contacts

Main phone number: (509) 222-5075

April Heiser
Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6427

Kathy Phenneger
Assistant Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6420

Robert Knight
Transportation Coordinator
Student Management Specialist

(509) 222-5299

Margaret Gorsuch
Lead Dispatcher (Special Services and Route Information)
(509) 222-6469

Rashele VanDinter
Dispatcher (General Education/Route Information, McKinney-Vento)
(509) 222-6911

Chase Wright
Dispatcher (After School Programs)
(509) 222-5217

Amy Shrum
Dispatcher (Early Childhood Education Assistance Program ECEAP/Route Information, Keewaydin Discovery Center (KDC)/Route Information, Delta)
(509) 222-6429

Ines Bold
Payroll Secretary
(509) 222-6595

Kody Mars
Shop Supervisor
(509) 222-6417

Bus Stop Location
& Dispatch

(509) 222-5075


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