Supporting Lower Cost Muni Fast Pass for Young Adults

Resolution Number: RS07-258
January, 2007




Academic
senate resolution

#RS07-258



Supporting Lower Cost
Muni Fast Pass for Young Adults



WHEREAS many
San Francisco State University students are frequent MUNI riders; and


WHEREAS many
of these students are self-supporting young adults whose studies limit them to
part-time employment; and


WHEREAS these
students must pay for their living expenses and school costs including tuition,
fees and textbooks from their part-time incomes; and


WHEREAS society
as a whole benefits from the increased levels of education achieved by these
students; and


WHEREAS the
Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco have already voted to
support lower-cost Fast Passes for young adults; therefore be it


WHEREAS that
the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University urges the Metropolitan
Transportation Agency to offer lower-priced Fast Passes to young adults; and be
it further


RESOLVED that
copies of this resolution be sent to Mayor Gavin Newsom, Board of Supervisors
President Aaron Peskin, Rev. Dr. James McCray, Jr., Chairman of the
Board of the MTA, and Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr., Executive Director of
the MTA.



***Approved by the
Academic Senate at its meeting on April 17, 2007***