«We want an annual transport pass for 50 Euros» // Umbria24.it

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The coordinators of the Left University, Margherita Esposito, and of Altrascuola, Francesco Palmiotto, intervened in a hearing, during the Regional Council meeting on Tuesday, April 26, to propose a single subscription to a controlled award for Umbrian public mobility. to support. . Also on Tuesday, from 12, student representatives met under the building of the region.

The proposal Thanks to a recent survey published by the University Union and a broader questionnaire, developed by the University of Perugia, a strong interest on the part of students and teachers emerged and new solutions related to the issue of mobility. Udu Perugia and Altrascuola have developed the proposal for a single regional subscription for students at a controlled price of 50 Euros per year, which would allow a greater number of users access to the service and which would also have a positive impact on social relations.

The Problem As highlighted by the student representatives, the Umbria region invests a large amount of funds in the right to education, is classified as one of the best Italian territories in this area, “but the student population does not feel supported for essential public services in Umbria. there is one region where it is impossible to stay. to leave due to lack of services. “The network of middle students also recalls that” the subscription in Umbria is one of the most expensive in Italy, it is unacceptable that Umbrian students pay a few hundred euros a year and d ‘Going to school, their right, their duty’.

The other regions The proposal, drafted by Udu and Altrascuola, takes its cue from Italian “virtual examples”, such as the case of Florence, where “over 80 percent of the student population uses public transport thanks to a single passport at a controlled price” . According to the representatives of the representatives, by the same kind of policy, it would be possible to get the same results in Umbria as well. As Esposito states, it is “an opportunity not only to support the right to education, but also to promote a virtuous, deserving and attractive environmental policy”.

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