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Fresno City College issues free student bus passes

Andrew Hudson   ||   Aug 11, 2017  ||   

Students at Fresno City College don't have to worry about paying for their campus commute following a new initiative that will see the college offer free bus passes beginning with the upcoming academic year.

As reported by local affiliate FOX 26, Fresno City College president Dr. Carole Goldsmith suggests that the transit pass program will not only prove a valuable asset for current students who may have missed classes due to a lack of access to reliable transportation, but may also provide incentive for people who were hesitant to enroll at Fresno City College in the past.

In order to receive the free bus pass, students must be enrolled in classes at Fresno City College. Additionally, students will have to have purchased a campus card, dubbed the associated student body ID card, at a cost of $5.

At the time that students purchase their campus ID card, they will be given the option to add the free bus pass. One small caveat to the initiative, however, is the manner in which students will be verified when using the bus passes.

If the student opts for the free transit pass, a sticker denoting bus pass eligibility will be adhered to the ID card. The stickers will be verified by drivers and will enable student access to the Fresno Area Express (FAX) Bus for transportation to and from the Fresno City College campus.

The free bus passes are being funded by the State Center Community College District via parking fee fines.

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