The YAC is currently engaged in a number of initiatives in pursuit of our mission and goals.
Click on any of the below initiatives to view initiative/project updates.
Student Fare Discount Program
Designing a Fare Program through which area Students can Ride SEPTA at Discounted Rates
System Improvement & Evaluation
Evaluate the Present State of SEPTA and Offer Actionable Changes to Improve Service
SEPTAdventures: YAC Rides SEPTA
Develop Understanding of the SEPTA Service Area by Collectively Riding Every SEPTA Route
- Regional Rail Schedules Memo (August 2019)
- Regional Rail Quick Trip Memo (June 2019)
- SEPTA Key Questions Memo (June 2019)
- Commencement Audit (May 2019)
What's New with the YAC
Philadelphia Youth Transit Campaign: Outreach in the 21st Century
Over the past few summers, the SEPTA Youth Advisory Council has provided demonstrations to students of local public transportation options, from staffing information tables at freshmen orientations to taking entire classes on the subway, giving travel tips and...
YAC Rides… Tri-Rail and Miami MetroRail
Something that makes the YAC so unique is our passion for not only exploring SEPTA, but also other transportation systems across the region, nation, and globe. Recently, during a trip to Southern Florida, I had the opportunity to ride on both the SFRTA Tri-Rail and...
YAC Announces Receipt of $1000 Grant!
The SEPTA Youth Advisory Council is pleased to announce the receipt of a $1000 grant issued by Youth Service America! The grant, received in conjunction with an ABC Summer of Service award, will be used to directly support the YAC's youth outreach efforts in addition...
The SEPTA Youth Advisory Council has released their official report detailing their call for a method of interacting with SEPTA Police through text messaging. Read the full report here.
YAC at campusphilly College Day!
On September 28, 2013, the YAC went to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to participate in campusphilly College Day festivities! Members handed out t-shirts, maps and other goodies to various students and attendees! The event was a great success, with over 4,000 in...
YAC Releases 2014 Annual Operating Plan
Check out the YAC’s goals for the upcoming year!
Apps for Philly Transit 2013
SEPTA will be hosting a transit hackathon during the weekend of September 20! Find out details and see previous projects here.
New Chair, New Website
Welcome to the YAC’s new website! Learn more about what we do, as well as what’s going on in the world of the YAC.