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Akron Public School buses to be delayed for third day in a row Wednesday due to driver shortage

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Dec 07, 2021

AKRON, Ohio — For the third day in a row, Akron Public School buses will have delays on Wednesday.

A spokesman for the district said there will be delays on certain bus routes due to a driver shortage.

The district will have to use multiple buses to cover certain routes.

Families of students on the following bus numbers can expect delays:

  • 433 - STEM, King CLC.
  • 454 - Summit Christian Academy, Chapel Hill North.
  • 466 - Litchfield CLC, Schumacher CLC.
  • 467 - Jennings CLC, Harris-Jackson CLC (main campus.)

The district said if there are any more call-offs by drivers, bus routes will be canceled.

Akron isn't the only district dealing with a driver shortage.

Wooster and Streetsboro announced they would also have delays on Wednesday.

The following routes in Wooster can expect delays:

  • Bus #4 HS & EW will be 30 minutes late.
  • Bus #17 HS & EW will be 15 minutes late.
  • Bus #35 Kean will be 20 minutes late.
  • Bus #4 Parkview will be 20 minutes late.
  • Bus #30 Cornerstone will be 15 minutes late.

In Streetsboro, the following routes were canceled:

  • Bus 4.
  • Bus 10.
  • Bus 11.