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Our Community Connections (CoCo) team will help you gain the skills to confidently and independently navigate the San Francisco Bay Area.

Travel train virtually:

On your own:

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With an instructor:

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COVID-19 Travel Safety Resource Packets are out!

Our downloadable resource packets will teach you how to travel more safely on public transportation amidst COVID-19. The packets include presentations, interactive worksheets, and fun activities for all. We offer our packets in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

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CIL dedicates our Community Connections program to ensuring our consumers more safely navigate through the San Francisco Bay Area using public transportation independently.


Each travel coach is passionate about being your trusted guide.  Your coach will work closely with you to gain the skills and confidence to independently navigate the San Francisco Bay Area using public transportation.

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Community Connections funded by:

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With CIL’s 1-on-1 Training, you’ll learn to:

  • Access AC Transit and BART

  • Master specific routes of your choice

  • Apply for discounted transit cards

  • Plan trips using trip planner applications

  • Safely use a mobility device

  • Travel through all kinds of weather

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Join CIL for our​​ Wheelchair Marking and Tether Strap Program (WMTSP) with AC Transit!

WMTSP is a program that supports users in safely using AC transit.

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