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Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017

Last week, Foothill College students took part in a referendum on the VTA Eco Pass program. Out of 758 voters, 68.8% approved fee increases in order to sustain the partnership between the Associated Students and the Valley Transit Authority. The initiative allows for unlimited rides on the VTA Lightrai...

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Nearly everyone who takes the 52, 40, VTA Light Rail, or even Caltrain to campus has had one issue or another with transit -- whether it be bus-bunching, overcrowding, less than seamless transfers; any of the numerous symptoms of decay in our public transit system. I made a new friend, a foreign exchang...

Op-Ed: The Cost Analysis of Eco Pass

Op-Ed: The Cost Analysis of Eco Pass

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

My day officially begins when I board a 7am Caltrain, get off 10 minutes later at the Mountain View Station, and spend another 15 minutes searching for coffee in Downtown Mountain View. My commute culminates in a 25 minute long ride on Bus 52 to Foothill, where I make my 8am often only by sprinting....

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