Travel Training

What is Travel Training?

Travel Training is a FREE personalized service provided to anyone interested in learning how to use the fixed route bus system. This program is customized to meet your individual needs and goals. You will gain the necessary skills to travel independently through hands on experiences. The Travel Trainer will spend as much time needed with you to ensure you are comfortable in traveling on your own. Travel Training is available for groups so feel free to invite a friend.

The Travel Trainer will teach you include but not limited to:

  • Trip Planning
  • Getting to and from bus stops
  • Bus Behavior
  • Safety Skills
  • Pedestrian Skills
  • Getting on and off bus safely using proper fare and mobility aides

How to Request Training

Choose from the options below:

Program Benefits

Participants can expect to gain a better understanding and have comfort using the Wichita Transit fixed route system.

  • Enhances mobility options in the community
  • Promotes independence
  • Teaches practical skills to travel Wichita safely
  • Provides low-cost transportation option

Who is Eligible to Participate?

ANYONE! Seniors. Students. Adults. Individuals with Disabilities. Paratransit Approved Riders. New to Wichita Area.

Travel Training Programs Available

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Group Transit Orientation

The purpose of transit orientation is to provide an overview of Wichita Transit and the benefits of using public transportation to participants or agency/organization personnel. Having this knowledge allows you to better assist clients you serve. Orientation topics are customized for your audience. Bus trip is included if preferred.

Topics may include:

  • Transportation Options
  • Trip Planning
  • Travel Safety Tips
  • Navigating Wichita Transit Website
  • MyStop Mobile App

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Train the Trainer

Wichita Transit offers a "Train the Trainer" program to agency/organization staff that would like to provide in-house training to their clients. Training sessions include classroom instruction and time using the fixed route system. 

For more information or to schedule a training session, contact Raven Alexander, Travel Trainer, at (316) 352-4868 or [email protected].

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Invite Us to Your Event

Wichita Transit staff will attend your event or resource fair in efforts to provide educational resources to your attendees. Staff will also discuss how to participate in the Travel Training program, Group Transit Orientation or how to apply for programs such as Paratransit.

Fore more information please call  (316) 352-4849.