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Tweaks to Metro's pass program could help more college students

Tweaks to Metro's pass program could help more college students

For years, securing a discounted student pass for the Los Angeles County bus and rail system has required plenty of patience.

A clunky and little-advertised application process, combined with rules that restrict part-time students from applying, may explain why just 1% of Angelenos who are going to school take advantage of discounted fares, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say. 

"We've asked students to jump through a lot of hoops," said Devon Deming, the agency's director of commute services. "We need to make it as easy as possible for students to participate." 

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