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Youth Way on the MBTA

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Youth Way on the MBTA is a campaign to improve the affordability, convenience, and safety of the MBTA for youth. Launched in 2007, the campaign is a collaboration between Boston-based non-profits Alternatives for Community and Environment (through its T Rider's Union and REEP programs) and the Boston-area Youth Organizing Project.

In September 2009, Youth Way on the MBTA reached an agreement with Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation James Aloisi to extend the hours for student passes until 11:00 PM, based on the argument that extracurricular activities often extended past the previous 8:00 cutoff. They also convinced Secretary Aloisi to initiate an investigation of the feasibility of an unrestricted youth pass.

In June 2011, the group released a report calling for a $10 unlimited monthly pass for youth between the ages of 12 and 21.

References

Youth Way on the MBTA Wikipedia


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