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MTA Approves Transit Pass Program For Emancipated Youth

The Metrocounty_sealpolitan Transit Authority Board of Directors unanimously approved a plan by County Supervisor and MTA Director Michael D. Antonovich to develop a pilot program providing no-cost EZ Transit passes for the County's Emancipated Youth Self-Sufficiency program.

The EZ Transit pass will provide service for all municipal and rail systems.


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“This program is a major breakthrough in assisting some of our County’s most vulnerable youth achieve stability and autonomy,” said Antonovich.

The one-year pilot program will be designed by the MTA and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services to be implemented by March 1, 2012.