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Transportation Tips and Information

Foster Youth in Transition, part of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has a great resource providing youth with information on transportation.

You will find...

Information on getting your Michigan Drivers License

  • what to expect from segment 1 and 2 of drivers education courses
  • where to go to take your drivers test
  • learn about ways to pay for drivers training expenses with FYT funds
  • winter driving tips
  • road rage

Finding and buying a car

  • steps to buying a car: a quick start guide
  • sources of used cars
  • to lease or buy a new car
  • find used cars at the State Surplus Auction

Insurance and maintenance

  • what will happen if you don't have car insurance
  • buyer's guide to auto insurance in Michigan
  • what you need to know

Riding the bus or AMTRAK (train)?

  • list of public transit providers
  • local bus lines in Michigan
  • find an AMTRAK station

To get information on any of the above, click on the link below.


Your donations help make a difference

Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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