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Low-Income Youth

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

18,000 Low-Income Youth Apply For Free Muni Passes

Nearly 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.

02/08/2013

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

Plan To Offer Free Youth Rides On SF Muni Dealt Another Blow

San 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.

11/19/2012

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

SF Supervisor Urging Muni Upgrades Over Free Youth Passes

One 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.

10/31/2012

A 5-Fulton Muni bus. (CBS)

Debate On Over MTC Use Of Federal Transportation Dollars

Millions 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.

10/24/2012

San Francisco Muni

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.

07/25/2012

parking meter

Expected Muni Budget To Eliminate Free Sunday Meter Parking

In the expected SFMTA budget low-income youth may be able to ride Muni free, but free parking on Sudays may be history.

04/03/2012

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