18,000 Low-Income Youth Apply For Free Muni PassesNearly 20,000 San Franciscans under the age of 18 have applied for free Muni passes to be issued by the end of the month as part of a 16-month pilot program.
Plan To Offer Free Youth Rides On SF Muni Dealt Another BlowSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed that $6.7 million go towards maintenance on Muni rather than a pilot program for free passes for low-income youth.
SF Supervisor Urging Muni Upgrades Over Free Youth PassesOne San Francisco supervisor has introduced legislation sending a message to the city's transportation agency that federal grant money should be used for improving Muni instead of free bus passes for low-income youth.
Debate On Over MTC Use Of Federal Transportation DollarsMillions of dollars in federal transportation funds are San Francisco-bound, but youth advocates want it to be used for low-income youth passes on Muni buses.
MTC Votes Down Free Bus Passes For Low-Income Youth In an 8-7 vote, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission decided not to fund free bus passes for low-income youth.
Expected Muni Budget To Eliminate Free Sunday Meter ParkingIn the expected SFMTA budget low-income youth may be able to ride Muni free, but free parking on Sudays may be history.