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July 21, 2014

U. of Mich, transit team for physical therapy transportation

The program is a student-run free clinic and combines health education with physical therapy. It is a sponsored student organization under the University of Michigan-Flint.


July 21, 2014

New CapMetro BRT route to serve UT campus

The fleet underwent a full-scale system test earlier this month, where all 15 MetroRapid 803 buses operated like a regular service day, to make sure the technology and route timing works.


June 10, 2014

UWM campus installs 2 electric vehicle fast-charge stations

The two new DC stations, provided by ABB Inc., will charge electric vehicles in 30 to 90 minutes. These plug-in charge stations will work for the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.


June 2, 2014

Colo. St. growth plan highlights shuttles, parking garages

The study, completed in April by an outside consulting firm, is based on the scenario that the campus might someday grow to 35,000 students.


April 21, 2014

U. of Montana to study options to improve campus transportation

University and transit system officials want to make sure the transportation system provides the right number of buses at the right time, along with the ideal mix of bike and vehicle parking spaces as they prepare to build a new campus.


February 14, 2014

University campuses lead way in reducing driving

New report describes how universities are improving their communities by providing a wider range of transportation choices, including buses, biking and various types of vehicle-sharing.


January 17, 2014

Miss. State begins operation of shuttle system

A state grant provided more than $800,000 for transit operations and approximately $1.5 million for the purchase of 10 new shuttles.


January 6, 2014

Local circulator, college shuttles fill in Md. transit gaps

Although taxpayers are contributing to both the state, city bus systems, officials say they had to create more routes and reliable service than the MTA was providing.


January 3, 2014

Study shaves cost of Ga.'s Kennesaw St. bus system in half

The county’s transportation director said if the Board of Commissioners were to approve the bus plan and the funding fell into place, the system could be operational as early as 2018.


November 18, 2013

Transit weighing options along U. of Buffalo corridor

New bus service, extending Metro Rail or bus rapid transit could all be considered.


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