OC Bus Service Animal Training Day

  • Anaheim Regional Transportation Center 2626 East Katella Avenue Anaheim, CA, 92806 United States

   OCBUS

  SERVICE ANIMAL TRAINING DAY

You Are Invited!

You, your friends, and family are all invited to OCBUS Service Animal Training Day!  It’s an opportunity to add the experience of riding an OCBUScoach to the development of your Therapy Animal or Service Animal. Be a part of the action including the sights and sounds of Downtown Disney District® and the Anaheim Garden Walk®.

 Trainers and Animals will enjoy an introduction to OCBUS guidelines and an opportunity to familiarize your partner with a public transit bus. The Animals will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the sights, smells, and feel of a typical OCBUS coach.

All Service Animals are welcome!

We will be providing coffee, bottled water, and light snacks at Check-In.

 Things to Do:

 Transit Bus Familiarization Tour: See an actual transit bus up close. Give your partner a chance to step onto and off of a transit bus without the hustle and bustle of regular service.

Public Transit Ride Guide: We will answer questions about accommodation of a Service or Therapy Animals in the public transit system.

Real Ride Roundabout: Give you and your partner a chance to ride the bus. We will be providing transit buses running on a practice route every 20 minutes from 8:00 am to 12:40 pm. The route is designed to give the two of you some real world experiencegetting on and off the bus. Buses will stop at OCBUS bus stops in designated areas along the route. You can visit places like Downtown Disney District® and the Anaheim Garden Walk®   confident we will be there when you’re ready to return (last bus picks up from the Disney drop off at 1:20 pm).

Get your official OCBUS “Mobility Trainer” ID card(See below for details).

When and Where?

Training Day:    Saturday, October 1, 2016

                           8:00am-1:00pm

Location:            Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center

                            2626 East Katella Avenue

                            Anaheim, California, 92806   

CHECK-IN:  Starts at 7:30am. Check-in near Bus Dock 1 to get your official OCBUS Service Animal Transit Training patch!  Then, enjoy FREE and unlimited practice getting on and off an OCBUS coach. Ride a special route designated for Service Animal training. Roundtrips depart every 20 minutes. Ride as many times as you like.

CHECK-OUT:  No check out is required.  Please remember the last bus returns from the Disney drop off at 1:20 pm. All Participants should be at the drop off area no later than 1:10 pm.

OCBUS Mobility Trainer ID

Optional:  Applications for the OCBUS Bus Mobility Trainer card will be collected on-site and processed for you - See Attachment.  This is a photo IDavailable for riding OCBUS fixed-route system free of charge, while training aTherapy or Service Animal. The Mobility Trainer ID is $4.00 to you with a properly documented application. 

Program Leaders must fill-out and sign the application under Section 1, andTrainers applying for the card under Section 2.  Once the application is processed, an approval letter will be mailed to Trainers for obtaining the $4.00 photo ID card at:

OCTA Store 550 S. Main St., Orange, CA 92868

Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5:30pm

Coordinator:    Olivia Salters

Operations Instructor, Operations Training

Orange County Transportation Authority

Voice: (714) 265-4326 Fax: (714) 265-4439

 email: osalters@OCBus.net