Sun Tran is offering free bus rider 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 Thursday, November 8, at Sun Van, 3401 E. Ajo Way, from 10 a.m. to 12 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
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 ( ), 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 7 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.