Cornell U. may end free rides for 1st-year students

Posted on April 21, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y. — The Cornell University Assembly will discuss and vote on a resolution that calls for the university to stop offering free Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) bus passes for first-year undergraduates and graduate students, reported The Cornell Daily Sun.

TCAT reportedly sees an annual deficit of more than $700,000, partially caused by an increase in first-year students who use the service, which has driven down the subsidy amount the agency receives per student. For the full story, click here.

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