Listen, parenting is hard. We understand that. You have these kids that need to go to school but getting them there can be tough. You have to get yourself to work so you can’t take them. You are in the middle of taking a defensive driving course and do not want to lose your place. You’re thinking about a ride-sharing program but re-think it because of expenses.

Let us lessen the transportation burden you have. We’ve discovered some creative ways to take your children to school. Instead of stressing out about how you’re supposed to make the drop off by 8 o’clock Monday morning, install a ride sharing app or check out the best local bus routes. We’re listing the best ways parents are getting their kids to school in 2018.

School Bus

If you live in the school district you might have access to the school bus system. Most schools have buses that pick up your kids from a specific address. The best thing of all, you don’t have to worry about getting in a car and dropping them off anywhere. The school bus comes to you.

Public Bus

The public bus system is like school buses but for professionals. When your kids can’t make it to the school bus or if you don’t have access to one, you can escort them on to the public buses. Just make sure the drop off is near your child’s school.


The subway might seem like a dark and dirty place, but it’s perfect for getting your children to school. There’s no better way of getting to know your kid better than sharing the same seat in a cramped, confined space full of strangers. The subway is like a school bus, but underground.

Ride Sharing

Ride sharing is very popular in larger cities. Instead of driving your own car to your child’s school, a stranger can drive you in their car. Using a rideshare could make the morning commute to work easier for you and child. We give this suggestion five stars, unless it hits a curb.

Your Own Car

The most popular way parents get their children to school is by driving their own car. You have complete freedom of when you leave, the music you play, and how fast you want to drive. The best thing of all is you don’t have to share the car with a stranger. Unless you have a distant relationship with your child…

Tandem Bicycles

Another, albeit, unpopular way of getting your kid to school is by tandem bicycle. Sharing the bike with your child is eco-friendly and will give them exercise in the mornings. Onlookers will watch you and your child in envy as you zip through the congested traffic. The only downside to this suggestion is the ride back.

Walking to School

This idea might be old-fashioned, but, in today’s driving culture, walking can be very underrated. If the school isn’t too far away, parents can walk with their kids to drop them off. Doing so is a great way to bond with your child, getting light exercise, and take in the sights of the neighborhood.


If you’re a high performing real estate mogul, you might want to consider dusting off the propellers of your own helicopter. Your child will impress all their friends when they climb down the drop ladder hovering over the school’s roof. Speaking of which, why don’t more schools have more helicopter landing pads?