May 6, 2013
Unveiled the Rambler Route, a pilot van service to provide students with transportation to a number of popular drop-off locations determined by student phone calls received by the university’s 8-Ride transportation service.
Service could be significantly cut or rates could increase, depending on the new contract. The university’s current contract with Silverado Stages Inc. will expire in a few months.
April 8, 2013
Responding to concerns that the campus is inaccessible for some of its off-campus graduate students, the Graduate Student Assembly is looking into inexpensive CT Transit passes, rerouting the Yale Shuttle to the neighborhoods or creating a park-and-ride near the Yale Bowl.
March 18, 2013
Transit and Parking Services launched a free shuttle service for anyone on the campus, since parking has become more difficult due to the campus becoming more built up and the city of Corvallis rapidly expanding.
They said the university’s shuttle service is inconsistent in bad weather, especially during the winter months. A university spokesperson said the university does not increase bus service due to low temperatures or inclement weather because it is “impractical and cost prohibitive.”
Following three robberies in the past month on the University of Arizona, Tucson campus, students are using SafeRide, a free shuttle service. The Associated Students of the University of Arizona pay for the fleet of about a dozen vehicles.
Wilmington Shuttle, a division of Cape Fear Limo, plans to start bus transit service to University of North Carolina, Wilmington students this spring. However, the company has not notified the university of the service and does not have the required permits yet.
November 19, 2012
Called the B-Line, Salt Lake City Community College’s new inter-campus shuttle connects the college’s South City, Meadowbrook, and Taylorsville Redwood campuses. The college also provides real-time info.
September 17, 2012
California State University Long Beach Shuttle Services eliminated one shuttle and changed a route to travel clockwise around campus, saving money and time and making drop-offs safer for students.
August 20, 2012
Offers extensive transportation system that includes the student-run Unitrans bus service, which serves the campus and adjoining city with 49 natural-gas-powered buses that carry 21,000 riders a day, 42 miles of bike paths and more than 20,000 bicycle parking spaces.
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