Posted 8:27 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2009

Faculty and staff can ride La Crosse City buses for $70 a year. The university's U-PASS contract with the La Crosse MTU will continue for 2009-10. Faculty and staff can purchase an MTU bus pass for unlimited rides any of MTU's six routes. Those purchasing passes can take advantage of pretax payroll deduction. Passes are available in the Cashier's Office, 121 Graff Main Hall, and are valid Sept. 1, 2009 through Aug. 31, 2010. The U-PASS program offers daily unlimited fare-free passage on all MTU routes for students. From the fall of 2000 through 2008, MTU buses have provided 897,000 U-PASS rides. The program is a joint effort by the UW-L Student Association, UW-L Administration and MTU. For more information about U-PASS and city bus routes, visit