Getting around Chicagoland using public transportation

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Zion-Benton Public Library
Meeting Room B

Event Details

Learn how to use RTA and CTA public transportation, which is good for the environment and less expensive than driving. RTA Travel Trainer Kristen Salkas will show how easy it is to use accessible Pace and CTA buses and Metra trains to independently travel in and around the Chicago metropolitan area. The presentation will be particularly beneficial to seniors and people with disabilities to be informed about special public transportation options. Topics covered: * Overview of accessible features on CTA and Pace buses, and CTA and Metra trains and station accessibility. * Benefits of using accessible public transportation systems. * Travel training information, including trip planning, reading maps and schedules and using online resources. * Tips for safe, easy and successful trips using public transportation. * Fare information and tips on applying for the RTA's Reduced Fare and Circuit Ride Free permits.
Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): ZB Adults (Ages 18+)
Presenter: Adult Services Staff
Kristen Salkas
312.913.3146

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