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Fresno City College Axes Free Bus Passes, Celebrates $18m Parking Garage
Last week, at the bottom of a newsletter, FAX dropped the bombshell that students at Fresno City College would no longer enjoy free rides on local bus routes.
In 2017, when the program was initiated, officials boasted that it would ease parking concerns, help students save money, and decrease emissions.
Apparently, those concerns no longer matter. According to State Center Community College District Vice Chancellor Christine Miktarian:
“Parking revenue is supposed to be paying for the maintenance of our parking lots, and so since we’ve been using bus passes, we have been not doing the maintenance we should have been for the last couple years,” says