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What is Bus Travel training?

It's free, one-on-one training for people who want to learn to use our bus system.   

What are the Benefits?

Traveling by bus:

  • Increases independence,
  • Supports an active lifestyle,
  • Reduces traffic congestion,
  • Helps protect the environment,  and
  • Provides greater access to your community.  

Who is Eligible?

Anyone, any age and ability.   

What is the Process? 

Training begins with one-on-one instructor assistance. Step by step, you will learn how to get where you need to go independently using transit. 

What does the Training Include?

We tailor the program to your needs and help you learn how to:

  • Plan your trip,
  • Ride specific routes,
  • Read and understand route maps and schedules,
  • Get to and from your bus stop,
  • Recognize bus numbers, bus stops, and landmarks,
  • Pay fares and purchase passes,
  • Get on and off the bus safely,
  • Use the lift to board with a mobility device,
  • Position your mobility device in the bus,
  • Locate and transfer to other buses, and 
  • Get service information.

For more information, email traveltraining@intercitytransit.com