TARTA Travel Training is a self-paced process where an individual, regardless of ability or age, has the opportunity to learn how to use TARTA’s services. Instructors assist trainees in overcoming fears and building confidence so they can use the least restrictive modes of TARTA services to the fullest possible extent.
Benefits of learning to ride the TARTA fixed route system include:
Increased sense of confidence and self-reliance
Increased community involvement
Offered to senior, school and community groups, the TARTA Travel Trainer will work with an individual’s case manager and others to help the individual succeed.
Travel training helps individuals with essential travel skills, such as:
Reading bus schedules
Learning routes training
Boarding and exiting buses
Paying the fare
Using a wheelchair lift
Changing to another route
Signaling the driver to stop or for assistance
Knowing how to handle travel disruptions
Learning about personal safety and stranger awareness
Acquiring emergency skills
If you are interested in learning more about how TARTA’s travel training works, please contact Rick Bush at 419-245-5228 or e-mail at email@example.com.
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