On Friday, June 10th, the Youth Way on the MBTA campaign released our report based on three years of youth-led research and advocacy. “Opportuni(T): Youth riders, the affordability crisis, and the Youth Pass solution” is now available here! View the report online or download it here. You can also download our press release about the report release.
Note: The PDF version is a large file, and it may take some time to download; on some computers, it may not finish downloading. We recommend that you save it onto your computer before viewing it. If you have difficulties viewing the PDF file, please view the report online.
Student Pass & Charlie Card Extension to 11:00
On June 29, 2009, Youth Way on the MBTA met with Secretary of Transportation James Aloisi and won a commitment to extend the Student Pass and Charlie Card to 11:00 pm on weekdays. The change became effective in September 2009.
- View the agreement signed by Secretary Aloisi and Youth Way.
- Read Youth Way’s press release in September when the 11:00 extension became effective.
Radio Show – The Takeaway
“The Takeaway,” a program on WNYC, discusses New York City’s attempt to end their student pass program — and compares it to Boston’s program, where 14,000 students use the T to get to school. Listen to the program here.