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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.


November 4, 2013

Toronto area students launch survey, call for more transit access

The survey asks about the routes and services students use; when students use transit the most; and whether they use or would use services such as request stop programs or discounts for college and university students. Students are also organizing a series of campus town halls to raise awareness about public transit.


October 7, 2013

BYU transportation event gives students car alternatives

Services being promoted at the event to help students reduce transportation expenses include Hertz 24/7, The Ryde, Zimride, Bike Sharing and Utah Transit Authority.


October 7, 2013

New Mexico university area looking into BRT

The Mid-Region Council of Governments discussed a proposal to develop a route that would run through the University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College. The proposal is based on a study that identified areas with limited bus access.


September 23, 2013

St. Louis U. launches bus tracking app

The DoubleMap tracking service, which provides a web application for public transit users, was installed on all four of the campus shuttles.


September 9, 2013

U. of Alabama transit aids parking efficiency

Commuter lots on the periphery of the campus are served by the Crimson Ride transit system, which has played a crucial element of parking efficiency. Parking spaces in some lots are oversold to ensure efficient use of the university’s parking spots, campus parking officials said.


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