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Va. U. students lose free transit

Posted on July 22, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. — WTVR reported that, Virginia Commonwealth University will begin charging students for passes to ride the Greater Richmond Transit Co. system. The university had subsidized a transit pass program for students since 2008, but had to begin charging for the pass because of increased enrollment.

Students have voiced concerns about the unexpected added cost as well as the new lack of incentive to use public transportation. For the full story, click here.

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