Part-time students officially lose TTC discount

Change expected to save $1.4 million


Toronto city councilors, who make up the board of the Toronto Transit Commission, voted Tuesday to officially strip part-time students of their transit discount. TTC staff made the recommendation to the board following a December decision to extend the post-secondary passes to students attending private career colleges, who had been previously excluded. Beginning in July part-time students will no longer be able to purchase metro passes for $99, which is $22 less than a full price pass. The change is expected to save TTC $1.4 million.

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