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Students, parents, and council members speak out against recent changes to the S-Pass program

Students, parents, and council members speak out against recent changes to the S-Pass program

The City Council’s Youth and Education Committee held its first meeting last evening at Frederick Douglass High School to discuss recent changes to the S-Pass program. The S-Pass is a deal between the MTA and the Baltimore City Public School System (BCPSS) that provides public transportation to students to and from school. From 2009 until just last month, the pass allowed students unlimited rides between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., but changes brokered in July that went into effect last month limit students to rides until 6:00 p.m.

Students, parents, residents, and council members are concerned that the changes put afterschool activities and work out of the reach of...

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