Learn how our RideWise travel training program can help you.

Our RideWise program provides public transportation training and support centered on the safe and independent use of public transportation for older adults, people with disabilities, and English language learners.

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What We Offer

  • One-on-one travel training: A RideWise staff member will work with you to create a personalized trip plan and practice your route with you, helping you get to your destination safely and confidently.

  • Group transit trips: Group trips are designed to help people feel comfortable with the transit system in a social, relaxed environment. A RideWise staff member or volunteer will guide your group through your public transit trip and answer any questions along the way.

  • Support for educators: We provide technical assistance and support for those providing transit training in the classroom. Support can range from staff fare assistance, to presentations, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Training is provided by our qualified and experienced Travel Trainers. All of our trainers go through a strict screening process and receive extensive training before working with our customers.

All training and related support is provided at no charge to older adults (age 60+), English language learners, and people with disabilities living in Clackamas, Multnomah, or Washington Counties.

Our travel trainers will provide training anywhere in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties, at a time and location that is convenient for you.

Older adults (age 60+), English language learners, and people with disabilities who live in Clackamas, Multnomah, or Washington Counties are eligible to receive training.

Fill out a Travel Training Request form below or give us a call at 503-226-0700 or email ridewise@rideconnection.org to get started.

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If you are having trouble with this form, please send requests directly to ridewise@rideconnection.org. Thank you!


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