Wake doesn't have the longest bus rides in the state.
The latest DPI report shows that the average ride time for a Wake student this past school year was 19 minutes, unchanged from the 2006-07 school year. The state average is 24 minutes for bus riders.
The average distance of the longest 5 percent of student ride times in Wake was 9.75 miles, worse than the state average of 8 miles. But the average ride times of that 5 percent of students in Wake was 64 minutes, better than the state average of 74.43 minutes.