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S. Methodist U. students pass pro-transit bill

University| November 15, 2010
Of three bills passed with the intention of improving campus transportation, one bill asks for an extension of shuttle service to include weekend hours. Some senators argued that the extension, at an estimated $60,000 per month, will be too expensive.

Report: Light rail best for Toronto

Rail| November 15, 2010
According to the report, "Clearing the Air on the TTC," subways rate slightly better than light rail in terms of fewer greenhouse gas emissions, however, light rail vehicles, travelling on dedicated lanes, would outstrip that benefit by taking many more cars off the road because the city could afford to build more light rail.
Motorcoach| November 15, 2010

MCI unveils new engine offerings

The company also has re-engineered its cooling packages for all 2011 model year coaches to accommodate the 2010 engines.
University| November 15, 2010

Web Extra: Ridership bump prompts LSU student driver program revival

With 10 to 20 percent more students using the nighttime Campus Transit van system this year and with the Office of Parking, Traffic and Transportation at capacity with full-time drivers, it has turned to student drivers to bulk up its staff.
University| November 15, 2010

Illinois university shuttle service reduced

Since ridership has declined from 350 rides per day in 2008 to 100 per day in 2010, officials are cutting shuttle stops and creating a bus tracking system to make the service more efficient.
University| November 15, 2010

U. of Wis. students reject bus route referendum

About 300 of the campus' 11,000 students voted no on a proposal to add a bus route linking the university with Janesville, which has a significant college student and elderly population.
University| November 15, 2010

Rutgers selects First Transit as bus operator

Company will manage 70 employees and the operation of 50 transit buses, which will utilize bio-diesel fuel and Green Roads technology in an effort to reduce emissions and petroleum consumption.
University| November 15, 2010

Rutgers University unveils transit shelter prototype

The nine-foot by 18-foot individual module designed and installed by De Biasse & Seminara, comprised of four red and two clear panels and one column bundle, is intended to be arranged in various configurations or used solo, depending upon ridership, location and context at each individual stop.
Bus| November 12, 2010

NJ Transit approves Homeland Security training

Funded by a $9M grant received through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transit Security Grant Program, the ProActive Terrorist Recognition and Interdiction Operations and Tactics (P.A.T.R.I.O.T.) System training will be made available to approximately 9,500 NJ Transit employees.
Bus| November 12, 2010

Chicago Transit Authority to sell naming rights

Rail lines and stations, bus routes, retail concessions, special events, and even the CTA logo are on the auction block.

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