Applications for the 2021 class have closed. Please check back for the 2022 application.
Greenlink's Citizens Transit Academy is a free, six-week program designed to offer Greenville County residents a unique opportunity to learn about public transportation and the opportunities and challenges facing Greenlink. Up to 30 people will be selected from the pool of applicants and classes will be held virtually on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. An option to meet in-person may be available if COVID-19 conditions are safe enough to resume gatherings. The 2021 class schedule is below:
January 5, 2021
Introductions, CTA overview and Greenlink services
January 12, 2021
Operations and safety, Transit Center virtual tour and technology
January 19, 2021
Finances, capital needs and maintenance facility discussion
January 26, 2021
Service change procedures, bus stops and route planning
February 2, 2021
Transit Development Plan and other community efforts
February 9, 2021
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.