Location: DelDOT, 119 Lower Beech Street, Wilmington, DE
Registration Fee: $300
Introduction to Travel Training is an intensive three-day workshop with classroom and field instruction. The workshop offers an environment where travel trainers will acquire knowledge in the classroom and in the field, obtaining constructive feedback from trainers and colleagues. Travel trainers will receive a workbook and access to a collection of useful electronic resources ready to use when they return to work. The workshop consists of ten modules and covers strategies for training on rail systems and in rural communities in addition to the traditional fixed-route bus material. It also covers the role of travel trainers and ADA complementary paratransit service, ADA rights and responsibilities and the process of assessing ongoing progress throughout training.
Registration each day begins at 8:00 a.m. with the workshop beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m. The workshop ends at 4:30 p.m. on days 1 and 2 and at at 3:00 p.m. on day 3. Please plan to stay until the end of day 3 when planning your travel. There is not a pre-determined workshop hotel. Select your own lodging, but please consider your commute time when choosing. All meals, refreshments, and travel costs are the responsibility of the participant with the exception of coffee and bottled water which will be provided. There is no dress code for the workshop. Please dress comfortably. Outdoor activities will occur rain or shine.