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Learning to Use Public Transit Program

The  Learning to Use Public Transit Program helps seniors to understand and use public transit.

It offers training sessions and a toolkit to help you plan your bus trips efficiently.

Attend a training session

Group sessions are offered by the Académie des retraités de l'Outaouais (ARO) located at the Cabane en bois rond in the Hull sector. Check the ARO program or call 819 776-5052 to find out the dates for the next sessions.

For more information about this program or to register for one of the training sessions,  contact Customer Relations at 819 770-3242.

Toolkit offered at the training sessions 

The pamphlet for the Learning to Use Public Transit Program (available in french only) explains how to take the bus.

  • How to get to the bus stop 
  • How to recognize the correct bus
  • How to board
  • How to pay
  • How to get off the bus     

             The first step is easy!

Use the trip planning sheet (available in French only) to write down the information for your trip (departure and arrival, bus route to take, transfers, etc.). It is also a reminder of the trip details to and from your destination.

Help a senior take the first step towards public transit

Do you know a senior who would like to find out more about the STO's services? Ask for the learning to use public transit kit at 819 770-3242 or at

The STO's Learning to Use Public Transit Program kit has been made possible by the City of Gatineau and the Conférence régionale des élus de l'Outaouais.


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