Providing Public Transportation
Alternatives for the Greater
Phoenix Metro Area

Travel Training

Travel training is:

  • One-on-one instruction on how to ride buses and light rail
  • A great way to gain more freedom, flexibility and independence
  • And it ‘s free and saves you money!

How Can Travel Training Help Me?

  • Travel training helps you use local transit including bus and light rail service.
  • Travel training saves you money. Buses and light rail are affordable and you are eligible for a reduced fare.
  • You have more flexibility and independence. Bus and light rail service give you the ability to travel without having to plan in advance.

Travel Training provides Benefits

  • Travel training is free:
    The one-on-one instruction is a free service provided by Valley Metro.
    Travel training does not affect your ADA certification.
  • Travel training is easy:
    Learning to use transit is simple for riders of all ages.

How Travel Training Works

A qualified travel trainer works one-on-one with you while you learn how to ride buses and light rail. The travel trainer rides with you teaching you the skills you need to navigate a route. You will learn to plan a trip, recognize stops, use your fare and get to the destinations you want. Once we plan a route, the travel trainer rides with you until you are a confident, safe, successful and independent traveler.

Training Team

  • Dana Simmons
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  • Brenda Kreitinger
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Valley Metro Mobility Center

4600 E. Washington St.
Suite 102
Phoenix, AZ 85034


  • I’m so grateful for having this training. I probably wouldn’t have used the bus. Thank you so much. Diana, new transit rider
  • The best part of using public transportation and the training is proof of my independence. Jon, new transit rider