Last week, young people in San Francisco got some good news: starting in March, they’ll be able to ride MUNI free of charge. After a two-year campaign, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency approved a 16-month pilot program that will allow low-income young people between five and seventeen to apply for free youth passes, which they can use to ride public transit in the city. KALW’s Julie Caine explains.
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Julie Caine is KALW’s transportation reporter. You can find her work and more stories through at transportationnation.org.
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