How you will get around your community? To work or the grocery? To appointments or the movies?
What kinds of transportation will be the best for you?
There are several items to consider when you think about transportation. These include where you want to go, the cost, reliability of what you choose and how convenient it is. Think about what is available to you, when you need it, travel time, and the weather. All together, these factors will impact your decision.
Being prepared with money for gas or for a bus fare, as well as wearing the right clothes will be important. Planning for emergencies along the way is a good idea whether you walk, drive or ride a bus.
There are many ways to get around your community. You may have a variety of choices in your community. Know what your options are!
- Riding a bicycle
- Motorized scooter (standing or sitting)
- Personal vehicle
- Car pool or Ride shares
- Mass transit (the bus, paratransit, TRAXX, Front Runner, etc.)
One source of information in Utah is TravelWise. TravelWise is a resource for you to learn about transportation options. It is a set of transportation strategies that encourage travelers to use alternatives to driving alone. Getting around efficiently in time, cost and environmental impact is great for everyone.
Traveling in a community requires thinking ahead and some skill. Learn more about:
U Car Share - Need a car or truck just for a day? U Car Share provides people over age 18, who have a clean driving record, the opportunity to share a car. The vehicles are located in Salt Lake City, Ogden and other cities. Insurance, roadside assistance and gas are included in your fee. Learn more by visiting U Car Share.