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St. Petersburg College Joins Community Leaders To Examine Transportation Barriers For Students

January 12, 2020

Approximately 69 percent of St. Petersburg College’s (SPC) diverse student population of more than 47,000 students, ranging from 16 to 95 years old, have low to moderate income. Low-income students often face barriers to success, including transportation. The Kresge Foundation awarded SPC a $50,000 planning grant for Advancing Student Transportation Solutions to understand student transportation challenges and how those barriers affect their ability to continue their education.

This grant will allow SPC to address the need for equity and access in local transit through support of the St. Pete Campus Connect Partnership (SPCCP).

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