April 7, 2014
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.
February 3, 2014
The university started planning for the Weekend Circulator in December in an effort to increase safety after several violent crimes occurred on and near campus. Running the service during the spring semester will cost about $125,000.
September 23, 2013
A series of armed robberies on campus spurred the university to plan a pilot program to make its nighttime shuttle service available to all community members with a Brown ID. The service is currently only available to students living off-campus.
June 3, 2013
Will provide students with one-way transportation to homes located within three-mile radius of the campus. Creating the service was the top recommendation from the University Task Force on Safety, which was formed to address a rash of robberies and assaults around campus.
June 4, 2012
The MTA's proposed 16-mile Purple Line light rail project may keep its doors closed after 10 p.m. at the three light rail stops proposed for university in an effort to safeguard campus borders.
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