News Tagged With: u-pass-programs
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May 5, 2014

69% of U. of Chicago students support U-Pass

Despite the support it is unlikely the university will implement a U-Pass program for the 2014-2015 school year because the deadline for adding a referendum to the SG elections has passed.


September 5, 2013

RTC Southern Nevada opens university transit center

The agency also launched a new student transit pass program and the pilot for a contactless fare payment system.


July 22, 2013

Ottawa students demand bus pass age cap be removed

Representatives from the Ottawa Student Transit Coalition, alongside Ecology Ottawa, are asking the city council to remove a recently placed age cap of 19 years on student bus passes.


July 22, 2013

UT Profile: Duluth (Minn.) Transit's U-Pass program a proven success

The program is so successful at University of Minnesota - Duluth, that in 2012 the DTA recognized its five millionth U-Pass passenger.


June 3, 2013

Longtime U. of Minn. transportation dir. to retire

During his 23 years as head of parking and transportation services, Bob W. Baker expanded parking space on campus by 50%, started the U-Pass program and advocated for the university’s interests in the Central Corridor light rail line’s intersection of campus.


March 18, 2013

Chicago Transit board approves new U-Pass terms

Also approves an intergovernmental agreement with City Colleges of Chicago for the transfer of two CTA buses to be used at Olive Harvey College for new transportation-related courses offered by its “College to Careers” initiative.


May 24, 2012

Calif. university signs deal for year-round transit access

California State University Long Beach signed a new three-year agreement with Long Beach Transit that will allow the entire campus year-round access to the city’s U-Pass program, starting May 26.


February 27, 2012

U. of New Mexico, local transit plot improvements

The ABQ RIDE's UNM bus pass program provides free bus rides for students, staff and faculty. Only a school I.D. is needed, along with the sticker provided by the Transportation Information Center.


November 28, 2011

U. of Manitoba considering U-Pass

The university, which is first trying to garner interest for the program on campus and in the community, has considered a U-Pass in the past, but has never been able to negotiate a price that is acceptable to students.


July 25, 2011

U. Wis.-Green Bay signs U-Pass agreement

New contract does away with the former agreement, under which a $35,000 annual lump-sum payment — underwritten by student fees and a portion of University parking fees — was paid to Metro in exchange for unlimited bus rides for students, faculty and staff.


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