Tag: U-Pass

No transfers required: Changes to Green Bay Metro bus fares

Those in possession of UW-Green Bay ID cards can still ride for free and board any city bus with a swipe of their card, thanks to the ongoing U-Pass deal. Those riding Green Bay Metro on Wednesday (Jan. 2), however, witnessed something new with a move to simplify ridership via the launch of an unlimited […]

Gimme shelter: New break for student U-Pass riders

It’s nothing fancy, but it does the job: A couple of seating benches, a roof over your head, a break from the winter winds and a-free-with-your-campus-ID means of transportation. UW-Green Bay students who ride Green Bay Metro were recently pleased to see the installation of a  new city bus shelter on North Circle Drive at […]

Press-Gazette coverage of new U-Pass deal

We brought you the news earlier this week that UW-Green Bay and Green Bay Metro have signed a revised U-Pass agreement for 2011-12. The Green Bay Press-Gazette has followed the recent changes Metro has made, including the new U-Pass agreement that lets anyone with a University ID ride the bus at no out-of-pocket cost. Under […]

UWGB, Metro ink U-Pass agreement

UW-Green Bay and Green Bay Metro have signed a revised U-Pass agreement that more directly ties the cost of service to the number of rides taken. Under the old system, Metro received an annual $35,000 lump-sum payment — underwritten by student fees and parking fees — in exchange for unlimited bus rides for students, faculty […]