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April 21 4:00 AM

Routes 2, 3, 4

The stop at the airport has moved to the general public traffic lanes on the lower loop of Airport Way. The stop is located from pillar 14 to pillar 17 at the end of the arrivals pick up lanes

May 11 12:00 AM

Route 16

Outbound stop at 13th and Ridenbaugh is closed, no temp placed.

May 12 7:00 AM

Route 28

Outbound Maple Grove and Cannal Island and Maple Grove and Ottawa closed. No temp stop is placed.

May 12 7:00 AM

Route 28

Inbound Maple Grove and Ottawa and Maple Grove and Ardene closed. No temp stop is placed.

May 24 7:00 AM

Route 17

Outbound Warm Springs & Haines closed, No temp

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Travel Training

Public Transportation in the Treasure Valley

Discover how to use the ValleyRide bus system with our free Travel Training program. It’s an individual or group workshop on how to navigate the public transportation system in Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Caldwell, and Garden City. We’ve designed the program to give you the independence to access our public transportation system as you need, when you need.

Travel Training begins with an initial interview and assessment. We determine your individual goals, and then tailor education to fit your learning style and needs. Riders are given instruction on their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act to use all forms of public transportation and their responsibilities when using the transit system.

For participants under the age of 18, written parental consent must be provided. ValleyRide provides each trainee with a Travel Trainer and a bus pass that allows the participant to ride the fixed-route system for free during the training period.

Our help desk can connect you with one of our transit Travel Trainers to help you learn:

  • Trip planning
  • Transit routes
  • Service animal rules
  • Fares and purchasing passes
  • Using the wheelchair lift and ramps
  • How to locate and transfer to other buses
  • How to position your mobility device in the bus
  • How to read and understand route maps and schedules

For more information, call 208-345-RIDE (7433).

Inside of a bus sitting on the side seats looking at the front of the bus