Travel instruction is the professional activity of teaching individuals with disabilities, seniors, and others how to use public transportation independently to access their environment and community. Learn more here.

To find a travel instruction program near you, check out our interactive map or read the list of programs below. This list will grow as we learn about additional programs around the state. If you know of a program that is not listed, please contact us so we can add it.

 

OrganizationLocationDescriptionOpen toScopeWebsitePhone
Easter Seals Massachusetts484 Main St. Worcester MAOffer services to current program participants around the stateprogram participantsStatewidema.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=MADR_homepage(800) 244-2756
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)600 Washington St. Boston MAThe Orientation and Mobility Department provides individualized training programs within the home, neighborhood, workplace and community for Massachusetts residents with vision loss.public (residents with vision loss)Statewidewww.mass.gov/eohhs/consumer/disability-services/services-by-type/blind-services/orientation-and-mobility.html(617) 727-5550
UMass Boston100 Morrissey Blvd. Boston MAOrientation and Mobility training. The University of Massachusetts Boston is the only academic center for preparing Orientation and Mobility specialists in New England. Much of the program is online.trainersStatewidewww.nercve.org/prospective-students/o-and-m-program 
Berkshire Rides6 West Main St. North Adams, MATravel instruction programs for individuals, groups, and schoolspublicregionalwww.berkshirerides.org/index.php(413) 664-0300
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority215 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MAVideos to orient passengers to different servicespublicregionalwww.youtube.com/user/gocapecod?feature=watch(800) 352-7155
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority10 Park Plaza Boston MASystemwide accessibility orientation programs and documentspublicregionalwww.mbta.com/riding_the_t/accessible_services/default.asp?id=16901(617) 222-5237
MetroWest Regional Transit Authority37 Waverly St. Framingham MAConducts orientation sessions for agencies and organizations upon requestagenciesregionalwww.mwrta.com(508) 935-2222
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority1427 Water St. Fitchburg MAMakes presentations to agencies and organizations upon requestagenciesregionalwww.mrta.us(800) 922-5636
Evolution

64 Holden St Shrewsbury, MA

 

Transition program for students aged 18-22 with group travel training on the WRTA systemstudentslocalhttp://www.avcollaborative.org/2012-09-04-20-09-01/evolution.html(508) 841-1562
Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority10 Oak St.
Taunton, MA
Travel instruction programs for individuals, groups, and schoolspublicregionalwww.gatra.org(800) 483-2500
Pioneer Valley Transportation Authority2808 Main St., Springfield MAOne-on-one travel training for people with mobility impairments and seniors and group training for school studentspublicregionalwww.pvta.com/travelTraining.php(413) 732-6248 ext. 235

 

 

 

Ways2Go

 

 

 

167 Holland St. Somerville MA

English/Spanish bilingual Travel Trainer. Ways2Go is a collaboration between Door2Door by SCM, MBTA, MRC, and City of Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities.Program participants (referred by collaborating agencies)

 

regional (MBTA service area)

 

 

 

(857) 756-5893

Worcester Regional Transit Authority287 Grove St. #2 Worcester, MATravel instruction programs for individuals, groups, and schoolspublicregionalwww.wrtaparatransit.com/wrta-travel-training.htm(508) 453-3460
Auburn School SystemAuburn, MApartnership with WRTAstudentslocal  
Grafton School SystemGrafton, MApartnership with WRTAstudentslocal  

Marlborough School System

85 Sawin Street

Marlborough, MA

Travel training for students turning 22

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(508) 460-3787

North Attleboro High SchoolNorth Attleboro MAProvides individualized and small group orientation to GATRA servicesstudentslocal (508) 643-2115 x.1259
Pembroke High School80 Learning Lane Pembroke MAtravel training on the GATRA Pembroke-Kingston busstudentslocal  
School in Great BarringtonGreat Barrington, MAPartnership with BerkshireRidesstudentslocal  
Spencer School SystemSpencer, MApartnership with WRTAstudentslocal  
Winchester High SchoolWinchester, MAProvides individualized orientation and familiarization on the MBTA commuter rail to students as neededstudentslocal  
Worcester School System20 Irving St. Worcester, MApartnership with WRTAstudentslocal  

 

 

This information is provided by the EOHHS Human Service Transportation Office