Aug 3, 2012 00:42 EBR schools transportation phone bank starts EBR schools transportation phone bank starts Advocate staff report Aug. 03, 2012 Comments Information on bus transportation for East Baton Rouge public school children is available through a phone bank system activated Wednesday. Starting Wednesday, Aug. 1, and ending Aug. 17, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Transportation Department has activated a field bank for phone calls from parents regarding their child’s or children’s bus route or routes for the 2012-2013 school year. The first day of school in the district is Wednesday, Aug. 8. Parents can call between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on week days to get student bus route information – times of pick ups and drop offs, school bus number assignments and more. The phone number is (225) 226-3660. In addition, postcards were sent this week to students’ homes informing them of their bus number assignments, bus pick-up points, the time of pick ups and other information. Information is from an East Baton Rouge School System news release.