The U-Pass Program is designed as an integrated comprehensive transportation package that provides students with universal, accessible, and affordable access to public transit and other sustainable transportation programs. Since its implementation, transit ridership has become the preferred mode of travel among all UBC commuters and now accounts for 42 per cent of all trips. It is expected that with U-Pass, transit ridership will continue to grow each year by an average of 10 per cent, as overall traffic volumes continue to decline.
The AMS External Office has been actively working with the UBC TREK Program Centre and lobbying for better transit service. For more information, please visit: http://www.upass.ubc.ca/ and http://www.vancouversun.com/news/passuproutes.html .