April 8, 2014
All Sprinters come in the four-wheeled 2500 models or rear-double wheeled 3500 models with four- and six-cylinder clean diesel options.
April 7, 2014
BUS shuttle buses are meant for university students and faculty only. Parking and Transportation Services started the enforcement measure after students and faculty voiced concerns about non-university affiliated people riding the shuttles.
Two seniors created SafeRide, which students can use to order a ride directly from their phone or computer. They designed the app in part to reduce wait times by alerting users when buses are en route and arrive at a stop.
In addition to Green Bay-Madison and Green Bay-Milwaukee routes, Lamers offers a Campus Connect route on Fridays and Sundays while schools are in session that includes University of Wisconsin (UW)-Green Bay, Appleton, UW-Oshkosh and UW-Madison.
The program will be offered and supported by three campus departments: the Sustainability Division, the Office of Parking and Transit Services, and the Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services.
Proposition 1 would add one-tenth of a cent to the sales tax and set an annual car-tab fee of $60 to maintain King County Metro’s service at current levels. Students who commute to University of Washington and other area schools will be particularly hard-hit if the measure is rejected.
The new funds will be used to replace 11 of UL's oldest full-sized buses, construct at least a couple covered bus stops and possibly launch a new shopping shuttle service.
Decision comes following Crystal Transport Inc.'s operating authority was revoked by the FMCSA for safety violations.
March 17, 2014
The move is being made to save money and officials do not expect ridership to be affected. The university is employing campus safety officers as drivers and was able to obtain a vehicle very similar to the shuttle used by the contracted service.
The goal is to link students to the cultural district and ultimately bring a youthful presence back to downtown.
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