Mountain Metropolitan Transit Offers Transportation Training for Seniors
Monday, November 19, 2012
The City of Colorado Springs Transit Services Division, administrator of Mountain Metropolitan Transit (MMT), is offering a free public transportation training class for seniors. Older adults who can no longer drive or simply prefer not to, can benefit greatly by using public transportation to help facilitate independence and mobility. MMT’s senior bus fare is only 85 cents making it a very affordable choice.
Spend an informative day with transit staff to learn about transportation options and how to use the local transit bus service. The class is free and open to the public. Participants will learn trip planning tips, advantages and disadvantages of various transit options, take an actual ride on a city bus, and more.
When: Thursday November 29, 2012
9:00 a.m. – approximately 3:00 p.m.
Where: Transit Administration Office
1015 Transit Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
How to Register: Call Customer Service at 385-5974 or John Oliphint at 385-5620
Or fill out this online application and fax to 385-5419 or mail it to the above address
Important: Participants must be able to walk or use their wheelchair to travel approximately two blocks to a bus stop.
Participants need to bring a brown bag lunch and water
Maximum class size is 25.
Mountain Metropolitan Transit provides local fixed-route bus service and Metro Mobility ADA paratransit service for Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. All buses are wheelchair-lift equipped. Mountain Metropolitan Transit also provides other services such as Metro Rides’ ridesharing, vanpool, and bicycling programs. For added convenience, there are bike racks on all buses for riders who want to utilize the bike-n-busprogram. For additional information regarding Mountain Metropolitan Transit please visit www.mmtransit.com, or call (719) 385-RIDE (7433). Mountain Metro, clean, safe, and economical.