The money will be used to fund the program, which started as a pilot in 2013, for the next two years.
Free ferry rides are being offered at select times to Larkspur from San Francisco during the entire month of August.
Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.
SFMTA officials approved a two-year budget Tuesday afternoon that will provide free transit passes to low-income youth and extend parking meter hours to Sundays.
Advocates of free Muni rides for youth packed Tuesday’s meeting of the San Francisco Transportation Agency adding to the growing political pressure to approve free rides.
San Francisco officials are urging the city’s transportation agency to let kids under 18 ride public transit for free.