Get on Board: Public Transport Made Easy
The ‘Get On Board’ stage 2 is a pilot project funded by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) with the aim of making it easier to access information and use public transport services in the City of Playford.
The public transport system can seem complex if you haven’t caught a bus/ train/tram for a long time or maybe never.
GET ON BOARD TRAVEL COMPANION SERVICE
Are you living in the City of Playford?
Are you no longer driving ?
Are you looking for an alternative cost effective travel solution to driving ?
Do you feel unsafe or have you lost confidence in the public transport system?
Do you find it confusing or difficult to access public transport information in a world of internet ,apps and smart phones?
THEN GET ON BOARD TRAVEL COMPANION SERVICE IS YOUR ANSWER
WHAT IS TRAVEL COMPANION?
Aimed at new users or people who feel less confident in using public transport in the City of Playford, our volunteer Travel Companion service is designed to accompany you on one or several journeys and explain to you how to use public transport.
We believe, once you are familiar and confident with the public transport system, you can travel just about anywhere in metropolitan Adelaide. Our volunteer based Travel Companion services make it easier by providing:
Personalised Travel Companion services from your nearest bus or train station.
Step by step training and education on how use public transport including how to install and plan your journey using metroMATE
HOW DO I ARRANGE A TRAVEL COMPANION TO ASSIST ME?
Please call Catalyst Foundation on (08) 8168 8776 to book a trip. Alternatively let us know your interest by providing your Name, contact number , address and brief message about yourself to email@example.com . We will take care rest for you.
IS THERE A COST TO ACCESS THE GET ON BOARD SERVICES?
There is no cost for the ‘Get On Board’ services including Travel Companion services during the project. (September2018 to mid-March 2019). Clients are required to purchase a ticket to travel on the bus/tram/train when using Travel Companion services.
Click here to download the Brochure
Get on Board ‘Public Transport Made Easy’ Community Forum & Expo
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
HEAR FROM OVER 25 EXHIBITORS
For one day only, come, meet and hear directly from over 25 exhibitors who will be showcasing their products and services! This fun and relaxed forum & expo will include presentations and exhibits from organisations such as the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, SA Police, NBN and Catalyst Foundation.
Other exhibitors include City of Playford, Telstra, Elizabeth City Centre, Helping Hand, Resthaven, Uniting Communities, People Come First, APM Employment, Hendercare, Homecare+, KompleteCare and many more.
EXCLUSIVE SHOPPING SPECIALS
Exclusively for those who visit the expo & forum, the Elizabeth City Centre is kindly offering show bags which will include shopping specials and many surprises.
Aimed at new users, our volunteer Travel Companion service is designed to accompany you on a journey – or several journeys – and explain to you how to use public transport. Come and learn how you can benefit from this service!
Contact Catalyst Foundation to find out more on 8168 8776 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WANT TO KNOW HOW TO RECEIVE “REAL TIME” TRAVEL INFORMATION?
Once you are familiar and confident with the public transport system, you can travel just about anywhere in metropolitan Adelaide. Our volunteer services make it easier by providing:
Step by step training and education on how to install and plan your journey using metroMATE on your mobile or tablet.
Public transport information and education services at the City of Playford
A Short Survey :- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/V3M59NK
The survey greatly helps us to evaluate expected outcomes of the Get On Board Project . This survey should take approximately 2 minutes to complete.