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[How To Video] Getting Around on Pace Bus: How To Plan Your Trip

Posted by on June 7, 2013 - 4 Comments

Learn how to use an online trip planner to make sure you have all the information you need to travel independently on public transportation.

In the first of our series of four instructional videos, advocates Tim Finnegan and Bridget Brown show you how to use RTAchicago.com to plan your trip online. They will walk you through everything from learning what bus route to take, to how much your fare will be, to how long your journey take.

We hope this video will be helpful to people with disabilities, people who experience anxiety around taking public transportation, or people who have just not been trained on how to take the bus or train.

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Look out for the rest of the videos in this series as we release one each month this summer! This video on how to plan your trip was produced by JJ’s List for Pace Suburban Bus.

Are you an online trip planning whiz? Do you have tips for others who are learning how to take the bus on their own? Share your thoughts below! And if you found this video useful, please share it with your friends and family.

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Written by Shuling Yong
Shuling Yong is the Digital Marketing and Community Engagement Specialist at JJ’s List, the leaders in teaching communications and technology skills for employment readiness to people with disabilities. You can find her on Google+ and Twitter.
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4 Comments

Jake says:
Jun 07, 2013

Nice job Tim and Bridget! Can’t wait for the other videos in this series!

Kellie says:
Jun 12, 2013

Hi all. I am a newbie on this blog and am
really intersted in discovering high-tech mobility
aids that assists to make disabled life more bearable.

Have some of you checked out this fantastic little electric travel
wheelchair that collapses and opens in 5 seconds and is featherlight enough to take
onto plane and if so , what do you reckon about it ?

Sharon says:
Jun 17, 2013

What a help this will be when helping our students learn how to use public transportation. Great job and just what we needed!

Jackie says:
Jun 19, 2013

Great job ! This video will be the perfect guide for me to try to take a bus trip to the mall this summer . Thank u.

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