Friday, September 5, 2008

No Student ID? Tough, Fork Over $118

From the Montreal Gazette:

Welcome to CEGEP - here's a $118 ticket for using public transit without the proper ID.

That's the lesson a freshman Dawson College student got from a Montreal Transit Corp. inspector last week, as long lines of students formed and some confusion set in over the implementation of the new Opus transit pass for students.

The MTC is currently photographing 175,000 students for the cards, which permit users to "load" them with passes from various transit agencies in Greater Montreal.

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