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September 5, 2014

How good mass transit can make a city more affordable

Five metros — Washington, San Francisco, New York, Seattle, and Boston — share an obvious trait: good public transportation systems, which makes it possible to reduce car ownership and related expenses.


April 17, 2014

S.F. MTA budget increases service, maintains affordability

Also provides for a continued two years of free transit service for low to moderate income youth, ages five to 17, made possible by a $6.8 million gift from Google, and extends it to 18 year olds.


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