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1 in 8

number of Mass residents without access to a car

4.8x

How much longer it takes to travel by bus than by car in regions outside of the MBTA service area.

22%

How much THE RIDE* usage has dropped since the MBTA fare hikes. *THE RIDE provides transportation to eligible people who cannot use general public transportation all or some of the time, due to disability.

Our Stories

YAC
YAC's 2012 campaign

The Youth Affordability Coalition spearheaded the successful 2012 campaign to fund public transit in greater Boston, avoid the most drastic fare hikes and service cuts, and put affordability and access on the agenda. This video shows how.

Our Actions

Time for a federal transportation bill

that enhances mobility for all. In testimony to Congress, ATU President Larry Hanley cited exploding urban populations, worsening traffic congestion, young people forgoing cars and stressed public transit systems, and called on the House Transportation Committee to set forth a major urban transportation agenda.

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Our Solutions

Fix it! Fund it! Make it Fair!

Public Transit, Public Good works to meet the transit needs of all Massachusetts residents. Read what we won this year and what we plan to win next -- click "Read More."

 
 

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