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People board and exit an RTS bus Wednesday, July 24, 2019 by the The Hub at UF.
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UF proposes funding cuts to Gainesville Regional Transit program

 The Gainesville Regional Transit System, originally introduced in 1988, provides unlimited bus service for University of Florida students, faculty and staff.  To provide this service, UF currently contributes $13.7 million to the system. However,  a new proposal beginning July 1 would allow UF to make monthly payments of $570,000, totaling to $6.8 million, and a decreased contribution of over 50%. 



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