Travel Training

Travel Training

Travel training is a program that is free to anyone who wants to learn how to use the fixed bus system in Stevens Point, Whiting, and Crossroads Commons area. Travel training helps individuals learn the proper skills to navigate the bus system and ride the bus independently.

What Is Travel Training?

Travel Training involves a series of steps from the initial one-on-one instructor training to gradually becoming empowered and confident enough to travel independently.

The Travel Trainer will meet with you to assess your skills and abilities, and then develop a personalized plan to address your specific needs.

The Travel Trainer will assist you throughout your entire travel training experience. Travel destinations are the trainee’s choice and can include work, school, medical appointments, and recreation sites.

Travel training is provided free of charge except for your bus fare during training.

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

  • Plan your trip
  • Read and understand route map and schedules
  • Recognize bus routes, bus stops and landmarks
  • Get to and from your bus stop 
  • Pay fares and purchase passes
  • Safely cross the street and other important pedestrian skills

Leave the Driving to Us

You can enjoy the freedom of traveling throughout the community without the stress of driving in traffic, finding a parking space or scheduling a ride.

All buses are equipped to lower to make boarding easier. Also, ramps are available for those using mobility aids.

It’s affordable. Public transportation costs less than owning a car.