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Sacramento Regional Transit board passes fare hikes

American River College senator Laurie Jones holds up a sign that reads 'Human Rights Matter' during a Sacramento Regional Transit board meeting Monday. The RT board approved a 10% fare increase for July 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

March 15, 2016

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:16 p.m.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly named Roberto Garner as Roberto Gardner.  Sacramento Regional Transit amended and passed a proposal raising fares at a board meeting Monday night after public outcry against the fare hikes. Those protesting the hik...

Hylton refutes student’s comments, high spending bills passed at Senate meeting

Senate President David Hylton II listnes to board discussion at the American River College Student Senate meeting Thursday. Hylton refuted comments from a student claiming that Hylton didn't address concerns regarding proposed Sacramento Regional Transit fare increases the student had. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

March 11, 2016

American River College’s Associated Student Body Student Senate President David Hylton II refuted comments regarding his refusal to help oppose the Regional Transit fare increase at Thursday’s meeting. Asher Bedingfield, an ARC student, claimed that he had previously seeked help from Hylton to ...

Proposed RT fare increases to be addressed next week

Students board a Sacramento Regional Transit bus directly in front of the American River College campus. RT released a plan to raise fares that would include eliminating the paratransit monthly pass, among other changes. (File Photo)

Jordan Schauberger

March 7, 2016

Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) has plans for drastic fare increases effective July 1. Although the proposed 20 percent increase to the regular $100 pass won’t affect current students, the discounted fare of $50 for senior, disabled and Los Rios students with three or fewer units will see increase...

Strong arm robbery reported across the street from ARC

American River College students board the No. 1 bus at Orange Grove Avenue and College Oak Drive. A crime bulletin was sent out to ARC students that said a woman was robbed at the bus stop late Monday. (Photo by Joseph Daniels)

John Ferrannini

October 20, 2015

A robbery was reported Monday night at the bus stop at Orange Grove Avenue and College Oak Drive adjacent to American River College. According to an email sent to ARC students, a woman was at the bus stop at 9:30 p.m. when two men took her skateboard and attempted to take her cell phone. One of...

Regional Transit agreement passes

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

September 25, 2015

The measure extending the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between Sacramento Regional Transit and the Los Rios district passed, according to Scott Crow, American River College’s public information officer. All Los Rios students taking more than three units at a particular college were eligible...

Opinion: Bus pass measure not perfect, but the best choice

Students board the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue adjacent to American River College. Students should support Measure A, which would renew the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

Ashlynn Johnson, John Ferrannini, John Ferrannini, and Ashlynn Johnson

September 9, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Ashlynn Johnson Voting to renew the universal transit pass (UTP) agreement between the Los Rios district and Sacramento Regional Transit (RT) on Eservices on Sept. 22 and 23 would benefit all students, whether they take the bus or drive. Measure A, which is up for a vote by al...

ASB Student Senate endorses bus pass measure in first meeting

Sam Kinsey, left, and Garrett Kegel resigned their positions Wednesday as ASB Student Senate vice president and president respectively, according to ASB adviser Juan Miguel Blanco. (Photo by Matthew Wilke)

Jordan Schauberger and Jordan Schauberger

September 3, 2015

The Associated Student Body (ASB) Student Senate’s first meeting of the fall semester saw the appointment of two new board members and a vote in favor of the measure renewing the universal transit pass for Los Rios students. David Hilton and Laure Jones were appointed to the board as senators while...

Students could lose Los Rios bus pass

Students walk toward the entrance of the No. 1 Bus on the corner of College Oak Drive and Orange Grove Avenue on Aug. 31, 2015. Measure A, which renewed the universal transit pass, has passed after a vote by Los Rios students on eServices. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

September 2, 2015

A previous version of this story falsely reported that the student body presidents of the Los Rios colleges asked regional transit to exempt disabled students from the three unit minimum for the universal transit pass. Also, it has been clarified that a 50 percent discounted bus pass would be $50. Like many oth...

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