MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — Middletown Public Schools announced on Facebook that due to a bus driver shortage, DATTCO is unable to provide bus service for students on four routes on Monday, Nov. 21.

DATTCO is the organization that provides Middletown with its buses.

The following bus four bus routes have been canceled:

  • Beman Bus 20
  • Beman Bus 203
  • MHS Bus 20
  • Snow Bus 20

Middletown schools asked that parents or guardians make alternative plans to get children to and from school.

The schools apologized in their Facebook post for the inconvenience. DATTCO also released a statement expressing their apologies for the situation.

“DATTCO apologizes for some service disruption in Middletown this morning and for any disruption or inconvenience this has caused. Like many companies, DATTCO is experiencing some staff shortages and is working diligently to recruit and train new drivers. Please visit www.dattco.com if you would like to apply for a job,” the statement read.