New! Virtual Transit Education for students!
Pierce Transit's Virtual Transit Education program is comprehensive and provides youth the opportunity to:
- Explore what public transportation looks like around the world and in the Puget Sound region.
- Practice using bus trip planning tools
- Identify the bus stop and route(s) closest to their home or school
The program is student-paced and is perfect for youth ages 12-18. Participants need only internet connection and a computer to complete the program.
How to join:
to be directed to the program webpage. Once there, enter your name and school/organization name in the optional field. Reach out to Community Development staff at CommuteSolutions@PierceTransit.org with any questions.
Are you a nonprofit or school organization who is providing summer programming for Pierce County youth? We would love to get in touch about providing Pierce Transit's Virtual Transit Education program for your group! Please contact Alex Alderman at email@example.com for more information.
NOTE: All in-person transit education and ride-a-longs have been suspended at this time.
Pierce Transit can exhibit at your next community event, provide engaging transit education to your group or plan a guided ride-a-long to a fun destination in Pierce County. Our community involvement programs are perfect for schools, senior centers, non-profits and other community organizations.
All programs are free and are specially catered to fit your group’s needs. Use the links below to schedule a program or contact us at 253.983.3792 or CommuteSolutions@PierceTransit.org for more information.
Pierce Transit staff will host a booth/table at your event and provide Pierce Transit brochures, bus books, a tablet for individualized trip planning and a prize wheel with fun giveaways!
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Pierce Transit staff will travel to your group to provide a presentation about riding the bus, paying your fare and planning a bus trip. We are happy to answer your public transportation questions.
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Have a group of people who are a bit nervous about riding the bus? Let Pierce Transit staff plan your trip, meet you at your organization and travel to and from your destination with you.
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Pierce Transit offers individualized travel training, which is a free service for seniors and those with disabilities. Our travel trainers will work with you to ensure you feel confident to ride the bus.
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