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MTC’s 2016 Interns Welcomed at Orientation
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Congratulations were the first order of the day at MTC’s 16th annual High School Internship Program opening event, held Wednesday, June 15th in San Francisco’s new Bay Area Metro Center.

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area; Youth Leaders, Teachers and Advisors Invited to Speak
News Release
Thursday, December 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and

BayMobile Goes the Extra Mile to Schools
News Release
Friday, September 12, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay.

High School Interns Show Off Summer's Work
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Armed with PowerPoint presentations, and flexing their budding public speaking skills, MTC’s high school interns competed last week to convey their summer experiences in the most creative and compe

Youth Conference and Bike Share Honored at Awards Ceremony
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Two MTC-sponsored climate initiatives, the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference and Bay Area Bike Share, were among were among the feted at BREATHE California’s awards cele

Oakland Students Are Engineers for a Day
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Thursday, April 3, 2014

They aren’t old enough to drive across a bridge, but that didn’t deter Lafayette Elementary School fourth and fifth-graders from donning hard hats and safety vests and learning how to build one.

High School Students Invited to Apply for Paid Internships
News Release
Monday, February 10, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Interested in a paid summer internship?

Free Muni for Youth Pilot Program
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Friday, March 1, 2013

The “Free Muni for Youth” pilot program launched March 1, 2013, and already 20,000 low- and moderate-income students have signed up for the free SF Muni passes, which are only available on a Clippe

Walking School Buses Powered by Legs Instead of Wheels
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Studies show that fewer children are walking and biking to school, but there’s a new trend in transportation that could reverse that. It’s called the walking school bus, although it has no wheels.

Transportation as Transformation: High School Interns Discover New Skills and Interests
News Release
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Poised and professional, some 30 high school students took to the podium at MTC’s Oakland auditorium yesterday to share their transformative experiences as participants in MTC’s High School Interns


April 2017: Bay Area Sweet Spots
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