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Student falls asleep on CTrain, wakes up in new dimension

By Evan Lewis, September 27 2017 — Commuting to the University of Calgary can be a long and tedious experience, particularly for those travelling from the city’s outer suburbs. Even minor technical difficulties can extend the journey significantly. However, first-year student Sayid Sarraf’s commute was extended indefinitely when his train slipped through the seams of…

UPass price to rise by $10 this September

By Sean Willett, July 14 2017 — Students returning to the University of Calgary will have to pay more to get around the city next semester. The UPass is increasing in price from $130 to $140 per semester starting this fall — the result of a negotiation between Calgary Transit and post-secondary institutions that took…

Campus Ticket Centre closing, UPass services relocated to Tech Stop

By Scott Strasser, July 27 2016 — Due to a lack of student use and revenue, the University of Calgary’s Campus Ticket Centre will shut down. “With the trend that’s happened recently of online ticketing, the outlet was just no longer viable,” said associate director Parking and Transportation Services Susan Austen. “[The ticket centre] did…

Students’ Union pushes for change to student transit fines

By Fabian Mayer, March 21 2016 — Forgetful students fined for riding the train without their UPass may soon be able to get out of paying if the Students’ Union is successful in its push to change the bylaw regulating transit fines. Students’ Union president Levi Nilson sent a letter — also signed by University…

UPass prices slated to rise 16 per cent by 2019

By Scott Strasser, January 26 2016 — Students starting their degrees will likely see a substantially pricier UPass by their senior year, as Calgary Transit and the University of Calgary  discuss price increases for the service through 2019. The UPass recently increased  from $125 to $130 for the winter 2016 semester. According to Calgary Transit, the…

UPass price set to increase by $5

By Chris Adams, June 12, 2014 —  The price of your UPass will go up this September, but not by much. Calgary Transit approved a $5 increase on the UPass for the fall semester, putting the total cost at $122 per semester. The cost of the UPass is tied to the consumer price index and…

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