August 4, 2014

Colo. university students take advantage of bus pass 'hiccup'

RTD Denver

RTD Denver
DENVER — For the second year in a row, some University of Colorado students were treated to free bus rides after the Regional Transportation District failed to temporarily suspend their discounted student bus passes for the summer months, the Daily Camera reported.

The CollegePasses were supposed to be turned off May 26 for students not taking summer classes, unless they paid a standalone $85 fee to keep using the card, according to the report. But RTD doesn't yet have the capacity to easily suspend large numbers of passes, said spokesman Scott Reed.

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