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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. Travel instruction includes at least three different services:
Everybody wins from travel instruction:
Travel instruction is not the same as Orientation and Mobility training for people with visual impairments. Orientation and Mobility training includes travel instruction but also covers a number of other skills. For Orientation and Mobility training in Massachusetts, contact the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.
Transit authorities, human service agencies, and school districts in your area may offer travel instruction programs. Find programs near you.
MassDOT and the MassMobility initiative offer technical assistance and professional development opportunities to organizations and individuals offering travel instruction in Massachusetts. If you are currently offering travel instruction or would like to, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the Massachusetts Travel Instruction Network list to receive:
If you would like help starting a travel instruction program, please contact us, and we will do everything we can to assist you.
These reports provide information that may be helpful for organizations looking to start or expand their travel instruction programs.
These national organizations promote travel instruction for individuals with disabilities and seniors, and offer technical assistance, educational and professional development to practitioners of travel instruction: