Citizens Transit Academy

Greenlink's new Citizens Transit Academy is a free, four-week program designed to offer Greenville County residents a unique opportunity to learn about public transportation and the opportunities and challenges facing Greenlink.

More than 40 citizens applied for the Citizens Transit Academy and Greenlink selected 20 applicants for the inaugural 2019 class.

Classes were held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenlink Transit Center at 100 West McBee Avenue.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 31 at midnight.

2020 Schedule

Date Topic
January 7, 2020 Introductions, CTA overview and Greenlink services
January 14, 2020 Operations and safety, Transit Center tour and Greenlink's new technology
January 21, 2020 Finances, capital needs and maintenance facility tour
January 28, 2020 Service change procedures, bus stops and route planning
February 4, 2020 Transit Development Plan and other community efforts
February 11, 2020 Group takeaways and graduation

Graduates of the Citizens Transit Academy will be recognized as knowledgeable representatives for public transit and encouraged to serve in leadership roles and seek opportunities to engage the community in conversations about transit.