Special Events

Public Bus Local Day Trips

Join Lisa Berley for local day trips using public transportation and find out how easy it is to get to where you need to go! For trip details, check out the "Transportation" section of the Senior Times or call the Transportation Helpline at 919-717-1853. To register for a public bus local day trip, please call the Passmore Center at 919-245-2015.

Transportation Information Table

Stop by to see Lisa at the monthly Transportation Information Table for help on the following days:

  • Passmore Center: 1st Wednesday of the month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Seymour Center: 1st Tuesday of the month, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Bus Riding Made Easier Though Technology

Tired of waiting at a bus stop and not knowing when the next bus will arrive? Learn how to use transit apps to track your bus in real time and relax. Uber and Lyft information will be covered as well. Register one week before class. Fee: free.

  • Seymour Center
    Tuesday, October 24, 2018, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
    Call 919-968-2070 to register.

Pedestrian Safety Class

How much do you know about crossing streets safely with so many cars on the roads? What are the laws that apply to pedestrian and driver responsibilities?  How can you become more visible to drivers? We need to be smart pedestrians to live long lives!  Win door prizes. Fee: FREE

Instructors: Lisa Berley, Transportation Specialist and Hong Zhou, Bilingual Social Worker

  • Seymour Center
    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 9 to 10 a.m.
    Call 919-968-2070 to register.

Bus Riding 101

Make your life better by traveling on public bus. This class is for you if you no longer drive, if you don’t have a car, or if you are tired of traffic and finding a place to park. It is also for people who want to save money. Most buses in the county are free for older adults. Find out how easy it is to map out bus trips. Learn about door-to-door transportation and pick up applications. Registration preferred. Fee: free.

  • Cedar Grove Community Center
    Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Call 919-717-1853 to register.
  • Efland-Cheeks Community Center
    Thursday, September 13, 2018, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Call 919-717-1853 to register.
  • Passmore Center
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
    Call 919-245-2015 to register.
  • Seymour Center
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
    Call 919-968-2070 to register.