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

Posted on May 5, 2014

CHICAGO — According to a recently closed transportation survey held by Student Government (SG), 69% of University of Chicago students support a U-Pass program; however, 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, The Chicago Maroon reported.

U-Pass provides unlimited transportation on Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) buses and trains for $7.50 per week. If passed, the University of Chicago would enter into a contract with the CTA by division, requiring students in each division that opts in to purchase U-Passes. For the full story, click here.

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