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Students Approve Continuation of RTD Pass for 2017-18

The Referendum Election Commission will meet on the afternoon of April 17, 2017, in accordance with the Election Code, and, pending any petitions or disputes, will declare the vote valid. Pending finalization of approvals for instituting the fees from the three institutional governing boards, the fees will go into effect for the fall 2017 semester. 

Last week, Auraria Campus students collectively voted in favor of an extension of the bus and light rail pass program with a decreased fee for the next academic year (Aug. 21, 2017–Aug. 19, 2018).

Students at the three institutions of higher education on the Auraria Campus (Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and University of Colorado Denver) accounted for 1,976 votes cast.

Of the voters, 93.2 percent (1,841) were in favor of continuing the RTD CollegePass Program; 6.8 percent (135) were opposed. The estimated cost of the RTD CollegePass Program continuation is not to exceed $105 per student, per semester, including institutional collection fees, for the 2017–18 academic year.
 

  Yes % No %
CCD 305 90.5% 32 9.5%
MSU Denver 837 94.7% 56 6.3%
CU Denver 699 97.6% 17 2.4%

The Referendum Election Commission will meet on the afternoon of April 17, 2017, in accordance with the Election Code, and, pending any petitions or disputes, will declare the vote valid. Pending finalization of approvals for instituting the fees from the three institutional governing boards, the fees will go into effect for the fall 2017 semester. ​