How To Get Your Kid to Take the Bus Alone

Yesterday, I wrote about Why My Kids Take Public Transit, and I got a few questions on Facebook about how we got to the point where my kids travel alone on bus and BART without (much) complaint. Here’s my step-by-step guide, broken down by age.

From Age 1–5:

  • Take public transportation (hereafter called “the bus” for brevity’s sake) with and without your child. You should feel comfortable with the bus in your town or city and should use it for your own needs.
  • Taking your tiny kids on the bus is a great…