Los Angeles Students Can Use Metro For FreeUS News | The Epoch Times

LOS ANGELES—Starting Oct. 1, students enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District and other participating districts in Los Angeles County will be able to take the Metro for free under a pilot program that will last through June 30, 2023. “Getting free Metro TAP cards into the hands of every Los Angeles Unified student will be a game-changer,” Los Angeles Unified Interim Superintendent Megan K. Reilly said. “Our commitment in providing free transportation will expand our students’ worldviews. They’ll be able to access additional educational opportunities such as internships, employment, and other meaningful experiences and recreational activities outside of their immediate neighborhoods.” The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation (LADOT) Authority Board of Directors approved the 23-month pilot on Sept. 23. It applies to all K-12 and community college school districts that agree to cost share with L.A. Metro. As of Sept. 23, 41 of Los Angeles County’s 87 school …

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