Somerville is part of the MBTA Youth Pass Program, which provides reduced fares for income-eligible teens and young adults. Youth Pass CharlieCards can be loaded up with cash on a monthly pass and can be used on the bus or subway. Residents are eligible for a Youth Pass if they are:
Between 12 and 18 and not enrolled in middle or high school
Between 18 and 25 and enrolled in at least one approved program (ex: MassHealth, GED, YearUp).
To apply for a Youth Pass, please contact Jennifer Mancia at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (617) 625-6600, ext. 2406. For more about eligibility for this program, please click here or visit the MBTA Youth Pass Page.