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  • Join Us Saturday, October 2, 2021

    Service Animal Training Day returns to Anaheim-ARTIC Metrolink station on October 2, 2021. Enrich your training program with free rides on OC Bus, including the sights and sounds of Downtown Disney District and Anaheim Garden Walk. Add the experience of riding on a Metrolink train for even more fun! (standard Metrolink fares apply).

    Service animal and therapy animal trainers, program alumni, and their friends and families are all invited.

    Saturday, October 2
    8 am – 1 pm
    ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center)
    2626 E. Katella Ave.
    Anaheim, CA

    Free parking is available in Lot A.

    Ride the Bus Again and Again

    Enjoy free and unlimited practice boarding, riding, and exiting an OC Bus along a special bus route designated for Service Animal Training. The round trip departs every 20 minutes. Trainers are encouraged to ride multiple times.

    New, Faster Online Registration

    Save time by beginning the registration process online. Please complete this form and submit by clicking the SUBMIT button on the form.

    Registration is also available at check in.  

    Check In

    Beginning at 7:30 a.m., check in near Dock 1, provide your name and receive a check-in card and bus schedule. If you did not register online, you may do so at this time.

    Check Out

    When you decide to return, it’s very important that you return your check-in card. We account for each participant’s safe return. If you don’t want to return on the bus, return the check-in card to the coach operator. Roundtrip is not required.  

    How to Get a Bus Mobility Training Card

    The OC Bus Mobility Training Card is a no-fare photo ID that lets holders ride the OC Bus fixed-route system for free while training a therapy or service animal. Applications can no longer be accepted at the training event and must be submitted in person or mailed to:

    OCTA Store
    600 Main St.
    Orange, CA 92868

    Bus Schedule from ARTIC

    BUS A: 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm*
    BUS B: 8:20 am, 9:20 am, 10:20 am, 11:20 am, 12:20 pm
    BUS C: 8:40 am, 9:40 am, 10:40 am, 11:40 am, 12:40 pm

    *The last departure from ARTIC at 1:00 p.m. is pick up only. The last pick up from Disneyland’s “East Shuttle Area” bus stop is at 1:20 p.m. Returning on the bus is not required – please let us know at check-in!

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