December 2, 2013
Proposal is part of effort to better connect area with local transportation. Other plans include streetcars and changes to the university's shuttle system.
More than 20% of students rode the buses before the contract ended in June after students voted to cut the fee for full-time students.
The five new buses, which debuted this fall, will undergo a redesign with wraps featuring “different aspects of university life.” Overland Charters has been providing the shuttle service.
The post-recession economy, rising cost of gas and decline in the number of young people who own cars have contributed to an increase in demand.
The additional hours cover 44% of what’s recommended in Calgary Transit’s 30-year blueprint that was approved in March 2013.
The bus had been trying to parallel park in front of the Cornell Club.
November 27, 2013
The $1.95 billion project was made possible by more than $830 million in federal funding, including an $813 million full funding grant agreement that Sen. Patty Murray helped secure.
November 18, 2013
Students using Carroll Area Transit System would have seen increases ranging from $50 to $217 a semester, depending on how often they use the bus and their proximity to the college. The increase was an attempt to reduce the amount of money the agency loses each semester from the program.
Has installed public bicycle maintenance stations, added bicycle racks to university transit buses, worked with the city to create bicycle lanes on streets around the university and has held maintenance workshops.
New bus service, extending Metro Rail or bus rapid transit could all be considered.
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