By Jenna Duncan
This season canned goods can be used to pay off parking tickets at the University of North Texas in a new initiative from transportation services.
For each canned good or nonperishable item students bring to the transportation services office, they get a $2.50 credit off their parking tickets and fees up to $70. The program is designed to get the tickets paid by the end of the semester while giving back to the community, said Allen Clark, vice provost for academic resources.
“At this time of year, the bills get long and sometimes money gets short,” Clark said. “What can we do to help students...