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Opinion: U-pass fare fraud still needs fixing

In 2011, when the U-Pass system was expanded to 11 post-secondary schools in Metro Vancouver, TransLink was estimated to have lost $15 million to $20 million because of U-Pass fraud. Eight years later, and this problem persists. 

U-Pass fraud occurring online

TransLink’s transition to the Compass Card system hasn’t stopped Langara students from trying to sell their U-Passes on a Facebook group dedicated to buying and selling used textbooks.

Student tuition fees divide opinion

New Ontario legislation that allows post-secondary students to opt out of tuition fees that are deemed “non-mandatory” could cause more harm than good for some students, according to the Langara Student Union.