Learn To Ride

Alternative Commute

There are many alternative ways to get to and from your destination, particularly work, that can save you a lot of money and help the environment. Participating in a Rideshare program like a carpool or vanpool will also allow you to meet people who live and work near you. If you want to get some exercise, try biking to your destination. Your employer may even offer a flex schedule that will allow you to telecommute from home. All offer numerous benefits beyond avoiding gridlock.

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Travel Training

A comprehensive training program designed to teach people the necessary skills to travel safely and independently on fixed-route public transportation. Travel training programs are usually intended for individuals with disabilities, senior citizens, students, and low-income families.

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Accessibility

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important civil rights law passed in 1990 that has greatly increased the transportation options for people with disabilities. The law called for improvements to transportation services, including the availability of paratransit service. The ADA does not require a transit agency to meet all the transportation needs of individuals with disabilities, but rather, it ensures that people with disabilities receive "the same mass transportation service opportunities everyone else receives."

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Safety

When riding transit there are safety and emergency procedures that all passengers should be knowledgeable about to ensure their own safety and those of others before utilizing various transit services. It is important to notice that safety and emergency procedures might vary according to the transit system or mode.

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