Free AC Transit proposal passes council, faces uncertain future

photo of an AC transit bus
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Berkeley City Council passed a budget referral Nov. 9 with plans to allocate $500,000 toward fare-free AC Transit. If approved as an amendment to the budget, the referral would help increase ridership, minimize traffic and curb carbon emissions.

The city of Berkeley took the first steps toward providing fare-free access to Sunday AC Transit bus rides originating in the city — garnering qualified support from many but facing an uncertain future.
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In solidarity with Pittsburgh


Mass shootings have become the new normal. We constantly decry these shootings, yet allow the pattern to persist. One difference in this shooting, though, was that it was a direct attack on a community I am part of.
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