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Media Advisory: AISD Starts First Day of School at Bus Terminals

Austin, TX—Austin ISD kicks off the 2014-15 school year at the Nelson Field Bus Terminal on the first day of school.

When: Monday, Aug. 25 

5:30–6:30 a.m. – Media availability with Paul Cruz, interim superintendent, and Kris Hafezizadeh, director of transportation, at Nelson Field Bus Terminal, 7105 Berkman Drive.

AISD’s transportation team offers tips for driving in school zones:

  • Follow all posted speed signs
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times and eliminate distractions
  • Find alternate routes if possible
  • Stop at all crosswalks, marked and unmarked, as pedestrians have the right of way
  • Stop for all buses with red flashing lights

To learn more about the 2014-15 school year, please visit

For more information, please contact the Department of Communications and Community Engagement at 414-2414.