The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Bay Area Air District are again joining together to initiate the 2018 call for projects for the Spare the Air Youth grant program. Applications d
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Grants Available for Students and Organizations Willing to Lead Green Transportation Projects
Youth Environmental Activism Shines at 2018 YES Conference
Students from all over the Bay Area gathered for the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on February 24, in Oakland.
Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Set for February 24, 2018
Free day-long regional conference will bring together middle- and high-school students who are passionate about environmental issues.
Follow Youth & the Environment (YES) Conference in Real Time
This Saturday, hundreds of high school students will gather in San Francisco to collaborate on new ideas to tackle climate change in the Bay Area and worldwide.
Environmental Program for Youths Wins Statewide Award
Caltrans has recognized the Bay Area’s Spare the Air Youth Program with an Excellence in Transportation Award in the Public Awareness Campaigns category.
Annual Youth Conference Encourages Action for Clean Air
The Youth for Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference, returns to the Bay Area at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the new Bay Area Metro Center at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco.
Future Environmental Leaders Make a Stop at the 2016 YES Conference
The next generation of environmentalists and climate change scientists gathered at the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability 2016 Conference—or YES Conference—at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science on January 30, 2016.
Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30
BikeMobiles Offer Free Bike Repairs Summer 2015
“Bring us your tired, your rusty, your broken bicycles.” That’s the motto of MTC’s Bay Area BikeMobile program — a bike repair shop on wheels that appears at schools, libraries and festivals.
MTC High School Internship Program Kicks off 15th Year
High school students trekked from as far north as Napa County and as far south as Santa Clara County to attend the orientation for MTC’s High School Summer Internship Program on June 18.
Estudiantes de la Región Cubrirán Temas sobre el Ambiente y la Sostenibilidad en la Conferencia YES del Programa Spare the Air Youth
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YES Conference 2018: Bay Area Students Celebrate Environmental Activism
High school students from all over the Bay Area gathered for fifth annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on Saturday, February 24, at Laney College in Oakland.
YES Conference 2017
The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Sa
Teens Talk Climate Change at YES Conference
YES Conference 2016
Students from throughout the nine Bay Area counties came together to discuss transportation, clean air, climate change and a healthy San Francisco Bay Area at the third Youth for the Environment an
YES Conference Preview: January 30, 2016
Students from around the San Francisco Bay Area will join together to discuss transportation issues, learn how our personal decisions impact climate change, and share ways of encouraging everyone t
Antioch High School Hosts the BikeMobile
Family Biking Workshop
Videographer Mark Jones captures an evening in East Palto Alto, where kids and parents learned about bike safety, picked up free helmets and embarked on a four-mile ride that made use of the commun