March 10, 2014

Advocates hope Google will pick up Muni tab for seniors, disabled

SAN FRANCISCO — With a recent gift from Google to cover the cost of a free Muni program for youths, advocates have turned their attention to senior and disabled residents in hopes that tech will provide a similar offer, The Examiner reported.

A San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) official acknowledged there is strong support in the community and from some SFMTA directors for the proposed program, which would reduce the agency’s revenue by $4 million to $6 million annually by providing free Muni for low-income seniors and people with disabilities, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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