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9/21/2022



Rail News: Passenger Rail

L.A. Metro lands federal grant to fund GoPass expansion


Los Angeles County community college students will be eligible for free rides on L.A. Metro trains and buses during the 2022-23 academic year due to the program expansion.
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (L.A. Metro) will expand its GoPass fareless pass program after the Los Angeles Community College District received a $1 million federal grant.

With funding from the Congressional Directed Funding process, L.A. Metro will be able to extend the GoPass program through the 2022-23 academic year for students of all 21 community colleges in Los Angeles County.

The GoPass program addresses transportation equity by increasing access to higher education, L.A. Metro officials said in a press release. All L.A. County community college students will be eligible for free rides on all L.A. Metro trains and buses.



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