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  • Transportation

    Campus transportation options
    Take the bus
    Unlimited PASSage
    U-PASS details at:
    Green bikes
    Rent a bike for $15 (plus a deposit)
    Green Bikes
    The cost of getting to work once a week for a year

     

    Bus Bike Cab Car
    By bus:
    Free to UW-L students with U-PASS
    By bike:
    Around $150 to purchase a bike
    OR
    $15 to rent a bike from GreenBikes
    By taxi:
    About $520
    By Car:
    + About $10,000 to purchase a car
    + $360 for gas
    + $990 for insurance
    + $250 for basic maintenance
    = Totaling $11,600
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    Interesting Facts 

    The average National Student Loan Debt is $33,000.

    Average Student indebtedness in the state of Wisconsin is $28,128.

    The Average Student indebtedness at UW-L is $28,083.


    84% of college students have a credit card.  50% of them have 4 or more.


    Value of money converted to time:

    1 million seconds ago was 12 days ago.

    1 billion seconds ago was 32 years ago.

    1 trillion seconds ago was 32,000 years ago,  prehistory.


    To load a trillion dollars on a train: If we loaded box cars with $1 bills, each car 50 feet long, we could get $65 million in each car. It would take a train 240 miles long to haul the trillion dollars.


    $67,000,000,000 in student loans were in default in 2011.


     

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