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Bus Travel Training

Would you like the faster, more affordable option of RideKC bus service, but would like a little help getting started?

You may qualify for travel training if you have a disability or are over 65. If you are currently a rider on one of the RideKC Freedom services you qualify for the training. Offering specialized help, trained staff will help you evaluate the best route to and from the bus, show you how to ride, and assist you in navigating the Kansas City region. To learn more, call (816) 346-0809. 

Travel training topics include:

  • Safety and awareness
  • Reading and using system maps and schedules
  • Trip planning, including making transfers
  • Identifying, boarding, and disembarking vehicles
  • Paying fare
  • Street crossing safety
  • Following appropriate social behavior and system rules
  • Self-advocacy with the driver and general public
  • Requesting stops and assistance with special needs
  • Judging distance and time

 

  • Travel training