Travel Training

Get on Board...Learn to Ride the Wave

What is Travel Training?
Travel training is a program that aims to teach any person interested in navigating the Wave Transit bus system to Ride the Wave. There is no cost to participate and training is available for individuals and groups. Each training session is customized to the needs of the individual or group. Travel training sessions could include how to read a route map, buy a ticket, transfer to another bus, use real-time bus tracking as well as plan and ride a route to a destination.

Who is eligible to receive Travel Training? 
Any individual or group that wishes to learn how to use the Wave Transit bus system is eligible to receive travel training.

How much does Travel Training cost? 
Travel training is provided free of charge.

What locations and areas can individuals or groups learn to travel to? 
Travel trainers will teach participants to travel anywhere in the Wave Transit service area. Examples include, but are not limited to, medical offices, recreation facilities, educational facilities, shopping centers, schools, and workplaces.

What can I expect to gain from Travel Training? 
Travel training participants can expect to gain a greater familiarity and comfort with the Wave Transit bus system as well as skills specific to their goals. 

Who performs Travel Training? 
Vanessa Lacer, Wave Transit's Mobility Manager, oversees the travel training program.  Vanessa works one-on-one with individuals and groups to ensure travel training needs are met.

How do I request Travel Training? 

To request travel training for yourself, your group, or to refer someone else for training, please complete the appropriate form (provided below) and email, fax, or mail it to Vanessa Lacer.  Addresses and further instructions are provided on the Request and Referral forms.

Travel Training Request Form 
Click here to access a copy of the travel training request form. 
Travel Training Referral Form
Click here to access a copy of the travel training referral form.  

If you need assistance with the Travel Training forms, or have questions about travel training, please contact Vanessa Lacer, via e-mail at: or by phone at: (910) 202-2045.