THERE’S NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO RIDE THE SCHOOL BUS. Transforming the way Huntsville, TX, students ride the bus The extensive Huntsville, TX, School District serves 6,300 students across 644 square miles of bus routes. That translates into bus rides of up to three hours per day for some students. And when you consider time spent traveling to athletics or field trips, it means some students are on the bus until late at night. That’s a lot of idle time.