On the Move Riders Program will be hosting an Older Adult Transportation Pop-Up on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the Azusa Woman’s Club, located at 1003 N. Azusa Ave. near the Gold Line Azusa Downtown Station. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon.
There will be presentations by Metro staff and local transportation partners on how to access public transportation. Topics include:
- On the Move Riders Program, Metro’s outreach program designed to improve older adult’s mobility throughout the L.A. County.
- Trip planning — Learn how to access information on public transportation via telephone, computer, or smart phone.
- TAP Cards — What is it? What are the benefits? How do I apply? How do I use it?
- Riding tips to ensure that your trips on fixed route transportation are successful and safe.
- Where can I go? Learn about our ever-expanding rail and bus system.
- Safety tips
- Rider Relief Transportation Fund, a subsidy program designed to assist with the purchase of transportation for qualified applicants.
- Access Services — Paratransit service for individuals with disabilities. Learn if you qualify for this curb to curb transportation service.
- Accessibility Program — Learn about the accessibility features found throughout our system.
Metro’s Mobile Customer Center will be on site to help older adults apply for reduced fare senior TAP cards. All applicants 62 and over must present valid identification to apply. The process is free of charge.
Representatives from Foothill Transit, Pasadena Transit, City of Glendora Transportation, LAPD will also be available to answer questions.
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