Sheprd has limited availability during weekday times of 2:30PM - 4:00PM.
We will reach out immediately if we can add your child to an existing route or when we have space available.

Modern Families,
meet the Modern School Bus

Scheduled ride-sharing for K-12 students to and from our partner network of schools, camps, clubs, and after-school programs.


Manage and track rides from your phone

Use Sheprd’s mobile app to schedule and track one-time or recurring rides to or from our partner youth organizations. Rides start at just $17 per student, and you can book or alter a scheduled ride up until the evening before travel.

Safety is Paramount

Sheprd’s 7D certified drivers and fleet of premium Land Rover SUVs lead the industry at every level in the safety of people, processes, and technology. We are exceedingly deliberate in ensuring student safety with Sheprd.

The best way to get around Boston's suburbs

Students using Sheprd travel in comfort in Land Rover SUVs complete with in-car WiFi, Sheprd TV (powered by Neptune), and phone chargers. Sheprd provides, door-to-door transport, so there’s no hanging around at the bus stop.

Sheprd really reduces the stress of managing 3 kids’ schedules. My son gets to hockey practice safely and on time, and I can pick up the others from music and soccer on the other side of town.

Sarah, Newton

Featured Sheprd Partners

All Sheprd rides either start or end at one of our partners. We currently partner with schools, camps, activity providers and afterschool organizations in Newton, MA.

View our full list of partners here!
I like riding with Sheprd because the drivers are always friendly; I can charge my phone and use the free WiFi in a wicked cool Land Rover. It’s way better than the school bus or Uber.

Olivia, 13, Newton

Meet our drivers

Sheprds’ Drivers are responsible for student safety, so Sheprd ensures that only the best candidates qualify. Sheprd hires drivers who are current or retired schoolbus drivers, police officers, firefighters, teachers, and caregivers that have:

Find out more about becoming a driver

Download the app

To book a ride, simply download the Sheprd app on your smartphone.