Transportation Directory


Transportation Summer Hours of Operation
  5:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday

After School Dispatcher Hours- 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Note: The after school programs operates later in the day and results in our after school buses being on the road until 7:30 PM Monday through Friday.  Call your child's school or after school program coordinator to make contact with the bus driver after office hours as all schools have a two-way radio for safety.

Address: 1015 Josephine Street, Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 615-384-4555
Fax: 615-382-3600

Unsafe Operation of School Bus Line: 615-382-4680

The Transportation Department is responsible for:

  • Pupil Transportation: (Daily Trips, Field Trips, Athletic Trips and After school and Pre-K Routes)
  • Transportation works directly with Student Services overseeing all aspects of School and Transportation Safety.
  • Vehicle Maintenance (Annual DOS Inspections, PM Services, and other needed repairs)
  • Risk Management (Insurance - Transportation) (Worker's Comp and Vehicle Accident Reporting)
  • Transportation works works Directly with Student Resource Center in providing all resources to remove educational barriers for students identified as in need.
  • Drug and Alcohol/Random Testing: Workforce Essentials Inc. Manages the DOT Drug Testing Program for the RCS Pupil Transportation Department.  Their office is located at 299 10th Ave. E., Springfield, TN 37172 and office number is 615-384-1097

2022 School Bus Fleet Administrator of the Year Award

CauseyHinermanTeam SBF
Joshua KidsJLJ

2021 RISE Award

2021 RCEA Distinguished Administrator Award Winner
Hinerman Award
Left to Right: Jason Gray, Julie Braswell, Joshua Hinerman, Randall Woodard

Robertson County Sheriff Safety Video Team
2021 Robertson County Education Awards Nominees
Left to Right: Brooks Spencer, Jason Gray, Joshua Hinerman, Julie Braswell

Stephanie D Mason Award Recipient Coopertown Middle School
Justin Rubio
Left to Right: Award Recipient Justin Rubio and Joshua Hinerman

2019-2020 School Bus Driver Perfect Attendance Recipients
Perfect Attendance
Pictured Left to Right: Cris Way, Linda Carson, Jeff Peters, Karen Peters, Ricky Henderson, Joe Bruton, Lan Stapleton, David Eden, Amelia Bernard, Lorenzo Thomas, Charles Hillard, Mike Hughes, Joshua Hinerman (Not Pictured: Becky Fisher, John Stinson, Jeff Peterson, Samantha Smith, Clint York, Freida Lane, Melvin Christian)

Stuff the Bus Event
Stuff the Bus

Robertson County Schools Pupil Transportation Department is honored to have two recipients of the Tennessee Association for Pupil Transportation Annual Scholarship
Congrats to Andrew and Jaci on receiving the TAPT $1,000 Scholarship for 2019!

Joshua Hinerman- CDPT
Director of Transportation

TN DOS-HOS- Third Party CDL Examiner
Smith System Defensive Driving & American Red Cross Instructor
Past TN DOE Safety Mentor
Co-Chair Operations Writing Committee for National Congress for School Transportation,
Past TAPT Advisory Member
RCEA Representative to BOE
[email protected]
615-384-4555 ext. 3040

Jesse Castillo
Transportation Coordinator for
Human Resources

Manages Personnel Files-
Manages Drivers/Attendants for all zones. American Red Cross Instructor. Conducts Worker's Compensation  and Accident Investigations-Tech Coach
On-site Translator (Spanish)

[email protected]

615-384-4555 ext. 3042

Jason Gray
Transportation Administrative Assistant- Assists the Director of Transportation in administrative duties for the department. American Red Cross Instructor
[email protected]
615-384-4555 ext. 3052

Mark Vivio
Mark Vivio
Transportation Coordinator for
Conducts Accident Investigations. Manages all video requests, bus conduct reports, and parent concerns.
Conducts On-board Evaluations
Manages Drivers/Attendants for all zones. 
[email protected]
615-384-4555 ext. 3049

Laura McMurray
Laura McMurray
Transportation Coordinator for
Routing/GIS - Manages the Routing Software and develops bus routes for the District.
[email protected]
615-384-4555 ext. 3043

Jerry Shannon, Jr.
Transportation Dispatcher-
Manages all communications with drivers, call outs, and coordinates sub assignments.  Processes all bus conduct reports and video requests.
[email protected]
 ext. 3053

Renata Townsend
PT- Payroll Clerk
Prepares and processes payroll for department.
615-384-4555 ext. 3160

Senior Ranking Drivers

Willie Mason
Mr. Willie Mason
(46 Years)

Mr. Ralph Toothman
(36  Years)


2022-2023 Transportation VOICE TEAM

Lan Stapleton, Tracey Jones, Ralph Toothman, Freida Lane, Verlinda Bell, Tim Prowse, Sherry Bradshaw, Bob Huss, Dr. Arlin Smith, April White, Jerry Shannon
(This group meets annually to discuss needs of the department with the Director of Transportation.)

Transportation Retirements

  SFC (R) - Joan Whitt
( 5 years)


Ms. Sandra Black
  ( 36 years)

Mrs. Amelia Bernard
(36 Years)

Not Pictured
Mr. James Campbell
(15 Years)

Mrs. Jan Walker
(33 Years)

Mrs. Dorris Bonner
(34 Years)

Mrs. Debbie Sanchez

Mrs. Nancy Jacobs

Fannie Bowens
Fannie Bowens

Martha N
Martha Nicholson

Erih Lorenz

Not Pictured
Mr. Randy Kitchens

 Mrs. Becky Fisher

Collins Darla
Mrs. Darla Collins (18 Years)

Mr. Buddy Jacobs (27 Years)

Ms. Anna Summers (38 Years)

Mrs. Peggy Henry (24 Years)

Mr. Terry King (12 Years)

Julie Braswell

Transportation Coordinator for

Manages all Field Trip Requests, Pre-K,  Special Education and General Education Routing for the District. Manages Drivers/Attendants for all zones. 
[email protected]
615-384-4555 ext. 3044


Daniela Castillo
Inventory Control Clerk/Audit-
Manages all inventory items and oversees accounts payable/
receivable for the department. Maintains maintenance records and all A/R Records and A/P Records to include Inventory Control.Works directly with Shop Foreman and Director of Transportation.
615-384-4555 ext. 3051

Jones Zack
Zack Jones
Shop Foreman-
Directs Maintenance of District Owned Vehicles and School Buses- Manages  Bus Technicians Schedules/Duties/Assignments and Training related to PM Programs.
[email protected]
615-384-4555  ext. 3045

Donald Harp
Donald Harp
School Bus Technician
[email protected]

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Daniel Shepard

School Bus Technician
[email protected]

rene rodriguez
Rene Rodriquez
School Bus Technician
[email protected]


Tesheaon McCarroll

School Bus Technician
[email protected]

Nate Jones
School Bus Technician

We Honor those who have  served or currently serve in our Armed Services!  Thank you for your Service to our Nation!

Bell Col
S(P)(Ret)-Verlinda Bell
Professional School Bus Driver

Harold JOnes
 SFC (R) - Harold Jones
Professional School Bus Driver

In Loving Memory of those who are
Gone but not forgotten from our Transportation Family

Ellen King
Not Pictured

Mr. JT Rigsby

Ms. DeLecia Vaughn

Mr. Raymond Woodard

Tylor A
Mr. Arthur Taylor

Mrs. Katherine Henderson

Thomas B
Mr. Thomas Brewer

Mr. Tommy Payne

Mr. James Smith

Ms. Brenda Pryor

Mrs. Addie Darden

Mr. David Cain

Mr. Ron Nicholson


Dr. Southall
Dr. Joseph Southall

T Trotter
Tamera Trotter

Billy Swann
Billy Swann

  • 800 M. S. Couts Blvd, Suite 2, Springfield, TN 37172
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