Articles Tagged With: travel-training
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September 2012

Pa. transit scavenger hunt educates children

Schuylkill Transportation System took children throughout Schuylkill County on a tour designed to teach them about public transit.

September 2012

Revamped paratransit program saves $25 million

As part of its revamped paratransit program, Metro provides travel training and outreach to customers with disabilities to teach them about the accessibility features of the bus and rail systems.

May 2012

Enhancing independence through transit travel training

The ability to live a self-sufficient life is important to everyone, and the ability to travel between home and destinations of choice is an integral part of self-sufficient living. Some people with disabilities use paratransit services to get where they need to go while others use fixed-route systems.

August 2010

Training key to controlling costs

Travel trainers teach disabled and older persons to use local public transportation fixed-route services safely and independently

December 2008

Tailored Programs Educate Public on Transit Options

Programs aimed at young children use field trips and visual effects-filled presentations to extol the benefits of using transportation, while others geared toward seniors use discussions and training to help them make the sometimes difficult transition from driving.

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