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January 17, 2014

Miss. State begins operation of shuttle system

STARKVILLE, Miss. — With the receipt of a state grant, Mississippi State University, in partnership with the city of Starkville, began operating new Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit (SMART) system shuttles across the city in early January.

The grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation has provided more than $800,000 for transit operations and approximately $1.5 million for the purchase of 10 new shuttles, The Reflector reported.

The first week of operation for the SMART shuttles was successful, according to MSU officials. For the full story, click here.

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