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Follow Youth & the Environment (YES) Conference in Real Time
Top Stories
Friday, February 24, 2017

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
Top Stories
Monday, October 10, 2016

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
News Release
Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Youth for Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference, returns to the Bay Area at 10 a.m.

Future Environmental Leaders Make a Stop at the 2016 YES Conference
Top Stories
Friday, February 5, 2016

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

Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
News Release
Monday, December 7, 2015

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
Top Stories
Friday, July 17, 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
Top Stories
Monday, June 29, 2015

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.

Students Invited to Attend and Present at Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference
Top Stories
Thursday, December 18, 2014

UPDATE  February 4, 2015…There’s still room at the YES Conference – Youth for the Environment and Sustainability — set for this  Saturday, February 7, at MTC’s Oakland offices, sta

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area; Youth Leaders, Teachers and Advisors Invited to Speak
News Release
Thursday, December 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and

Throngs Greet Bay Area BikeMobile At Antioch High School Festival
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Monday, November 3, 2014

At a free cycling festival at Antioch High School on Oct.

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YES Conference 2017
Video
Tuesday, March 21, 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
Photo Gallery
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Some 500 junior high and high school students from around the region flocked to our offices at the Bay Area Metro Center on the last Saturday in February for the fourth annual

YES Conference 2016
Video
Monday, February 1, 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
Video
Monday, November 30, 2015

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

Bay Area BikeMobile at Antioch High School
Antioch High School Hosts the BikeMobile
Photo Gallery
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Since spring 2014, the Bay Area BikeMobile – a roving group of mechanics who provide free fixes at schools, parks and community centers – has repaired 2,000 bikes.
Family Biking Workshop
Video
Friday, September 26, 2014

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