Sun Tran is offering free ridership training, designed
to help people gain greater independence by learning how to ride the
bus. The Sun Tran Accessible Rider Training (START) program helps
seniors and individuals with disabilities learn how to utilize Sun Tran
services. The next session will be held Monday, January 23, 2012, at
Fellowship Square, 8111 E. Broadway, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
The training covers topics to ensure individuals are successful riding
Sun Tran, such as:Understanding route maps and schedules Trip planning
Which bus to take and how to transfer How to pay a fare Using Sun Tran’s
telephone information center How to use www.suntran.com First-hand
experience riding a Sun Tran bus
Participants are encouraged to make reservations by calling (520)
206-8881, as space is limited.
For specific Sun Tran bus information and trip planning assistance,
consult the Sun Tran’sRide Guide, visit www.suntran.com (
http://www.suntran.com/ ), or call Sun Tran’s Customer Service Center
at (520) 792-9222 (for persons with hearing and speech impairments with
TDD equipment, call 520-628-1565). The Customer Service Center is open
weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.