Green Light to Mobility

Travel Training

Ask me how to ride!

New Horizons’ Green Light to Mobility program is funded by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (METRO).  The program empowers individuals to safely access their communities by encouraging further independence, confidence, and mobility through METRO transit education throughout the San Fernando Valley and the City of Santa Clarita.

15725 Parthenia Street | North Hills, CA 91343 | (P) 818-894-9301 (F) 818-894-7301

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Visit our Green Light to Mobility table at WDACS:
Workforce Development Aging & Community Services 2nd Annual Older Adult Summit

Thursday April 5, 2018
8:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Sign up for free field trip training on public transportation.
Sign up for free public transportation workshops.
Get reduced fare tap cards.

(All Green Light to Mobility services also available in Spanish)

Older Adult Transportation Pop-up.  (open to the public)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
North Hollywood Recreation Center
11430 Chandler Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA  91601

Featuring services geared to the older audience.  Presented by the On the Move Riders Program

On the Move will:

  • Issue and load reduced fare tap cards to people over 62
  • Give a presentation on using public transportation
  • Offer information about LIFE coupons

Green Light to Mobility will:

  • Enroll older adults in our free travel training program
  • Provide handouts on using public transportation
  • Offer free field training on buses and rail
  • Give invitations to a free workshop on using transit apps on smart phone, tablet or computer

(All Green Light to Mobility services also available in Spanish)

RSVP (213) 922-2002 or email

Event is accessible by Metro bus or rail.  To plan your trip, use the trip planner at metro.net
or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876)

Visit our Green Light to Mobility table at FIT Expo:
4th Annual Fitness Integration Training Exposition

Tuesday April 24, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sharp Avenue Elementary School
13800 Pierce St.
Pacoima, CA 91331

Integrating Fitness and Earth Day Activities
(free: raffles, group exercises, health screenings, snacks, DJ, music performances and Earth Day Art Exhibit)

 Green Light to Mobility will:

  • Take reduced fare tap card applications (bring ID and be prepared to have your photo taken)
  • Take enrollments in our free travel training program
  • Give handouts on using public transportation
  • Provide information about LIFE coupons
  • Offer free field training on buses and rail
  • Invite you to a free workshop on using transit
  • Distribute Metro bus and rail maps

(All Green Light to Mobility services also available in Spanish)

One Generation Senior Symposium (open to the public) – Come visit our booth!

Saturday May 19, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
One Generation Senior Enrichment Center
18255 Victory Blvd. (near Etiwanda)
Reseda, CA

Pick up informational hand-outs, maps.
Apply for a free senior reduced fare tap card: Bring photo ID and be prepared to have your photo taken
Sign up for group field training trips to interesting destinations.

Free Advanced Travel Training Workshop Open to the Public – No reservation required

Presented by Joanne D’Antonio and Jeannette Martinez of New Horizons Green Light to Mobility 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
One Generation Senior Enrichment Center
18255 Victory Blvd.  (at Etiwanda)
Reseda, CA

Bring smart phone, laptop or tablet (WIFI available) and learn to find routes on public transportation.  Also learn how to track actual buses and trains to get real arrival times at your stop.  (Bring your ID and password for downloading apps.)

Maps and handouts on using public transportation provided.

Free Senior Travel Training Workshop

Monday, June 11, 2018
6:00-7:30 p.m.
New Horizons – meeting room at Sam’s Cafe
15725 Parthenia St.  (enter parking lot on Haskell just north of Parthenia)
North Hills, CA 91343
Call (818) 271-6611 to RSVP

Presented by Joanne D’Antonio of New Horizons’ Green Light to Mobility program, this workshop is designed to teach how to use reduced fare TAP cards and learn to ride the City’s public transportation system (including rail and buses).  It is easy and fun.

Bring your ID and we will take your photo and application for a reduced fare tap card after the workshop.  Eligibility: senior (62+) or disabled with SSI award letter or DMV placard paper.

Maps and handouts on using public transportation provided.