Elderly woman with walker boarding Your Ride bus with lift, assisted by the driver.

Travel Training

Giving You the Skills, Confidence and Independence

Travel Training is for those who need help learning to ride the MTA bus system. Travel Training teaches riders how to use the MTA Fixed Routes and Your Ride systems. The training is customized to meet each individual’s needs.

Getting Started is Easy

Travel Training sessions are as unique as you are. The Travel Trainer will meet you at your home, conduct a travel assessment, and develop a personalized travel plan. The Travel Trainer will accompany you throughout your entire travel training experience. Best of all the training is self paced – take all of the time you need and ask all of the questions you want. There is no cost to the passenger for using this service.

What will I learn?

Travel Training follows an easy, step-by-step learning process. You will learn to:

  • Read bus maps and schedules
  • Plan your trip and ride the necessary routes
  • Recognize bus stops, landmarks and route names
  • Pay fares and purchase passes
  • Safely cross the street and other important pedestrian skills
  • Prepare for bus riding questions
  • Ride the bus with confidence

Contact MTA’s Travel Trainer for more information or to schedule Travel Training:

Joe Kiefer
Travel Trainer
(810) 780-8823