August 19, 2013
The new route was built through a partnership between the campus transit system and Tuscaloosa Transit.
July 22, 2013
The Blazer Express will begin service in January 2014. It will operate 24 hours a day during the week. Most points on campus will be no more than a five-minute walk from a stop.
June 3, 2013
Fewer are buying campus parking permits, bringing the number of purchases down by 23%. Data show that parking permit sales have fallen steadily since the 2005-06 academic year, despite growing enrollment.
May 23, 2011
The buses cost $360,885 altogether, and will have a different look, with the engine placed in the back instead of the front, and the Art department designing the adorning university insignia.
Extending the popular Universal Bus Pass program, which allows an unlimited number of transit trips throughout the summer. The passes are paid for through student fees. Students voted overwhelmingly in favor of the program.
May 9, 2011
Part of a new Stony Brook University initiative to promote programs and activities on campus that students might not be aware of, the university has so far wrapped two buses in sports-themed designs.
March 28, 2011
Since most College of Engineering classes are held on the Centennial Campus, where students don’t typically live, most students need to take the buses, which quickly become overcrowded.
January 24, 2011
All Oxford University Transit buses are now equipped, enabling riders to text or look online to find out the exact time their bus will arrive. Applications for smartphones also are being developed.
Encouraging students and staff to become less dependent on their cars, the University of Richmond debuted a new fleet of shuttle buses and Zipcars earlier this month.
Shuttle service is not well advertised, some students say, while others claim there is not much need for the system, since most students live on campus.
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