Transportation Systems Course

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 16/05/2014 - 13/06/2014
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society


The aim of these workshops is to educate newcomers on how transportation system works locally. You will receive overview of public transit, driving, planning a trip to personal safety. This training will help enable clients make independent use of public transport without fears or concerns.

May 16th 2014 RCMP: learn and be aware of your personal safety whether you are taking public transit, driving, walking, cycling etc.

May 23rd 2014: Translink: The Travel Smart Presentation will provide an overview of the entire TransLink system and how it operates, covering Sky Train, Sea bus, Bus and West Coast Express services, as well as Fare Payment, Travel Zones, Safety and Security Measures, Trip Planning and Contact Information.

May 30th 2014: ICBC: you will gain knowledge of road safety and learn to make safe and smart choices while driving, walking or cycling

June 6th 2014: Field trip: We will go on a field trip from Surrey to North Vancouver and back. The purpose of the trip is to utilize our skills and knowledge of using Translink and enjoy our beautiful City.

June 13th 2014: Debrief: we will go over all the workshops, presentations, fieldtrips and discuss success challenges and resources