Youth Forum

Channel your views, opinions and experiences of public transport

The Translink Youth Forum (TYF) is a regional group of young people aged between 16 & 24. TYF’s overall aim is to improve public transport for young people in Northern Ireland. We do this by:

  • providing a space for young people to express their views and experiences

  • connecting young people to decision makers and those who are in power to create positive change

  • represent young people by engaging in consultations workshops with Transport 

Some of TYF’s highlights so far:
  • Engaging with over 1,000 young people in survey responses
  • 2 successful youth summits where 200 young people gave their say on public transport

  • Bus driver workshop

  • 4 regional youth events across Northern Ireland
  • Designing Translink’s new proof of age card

The Translink Youth Forum is delivered by the Northern Ireland Youth Forum, who’s aim is to promote the voice of young people. 
Celebrating 10 Years

This year marks TYF’s 10th year delivering in partnership between young people and public transport. To celebrate, TYF will be going on a road show to hear the views and experiences of young people all across Northern Ireland.

  • Derry~Londonderry, Nerve Centre, Thursday 26th September 10:00-13:30
  • Newry, Magnet Centre, Thursday 3rd October 10:00-13:30
  • Enniskillen, Fermanagh House, Thursday 17th October 10:00-13:30
  • Belfast, Oh Yeah, TBC, Thursday 24th October 10:00-13:30

For more information or to register for a roadshow near you please contact Dearbhla or call 07395791535

How To Join?

There are currently 20 young people from across Northern Ireland on the TYF. If you would like to join the TYF, please contact the Northern Ireland Youth Forum.

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