December 2, 2013
Proposal is part of effort to better connect area with local transportation. Other plans include streetcars and changes to the university's shuttle system.
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.
September 9, 2013
The new bus is part of the university’s Safe Ride Home program. It will be able to carry 13 riders at a time, more than double the number of riders that the program’s minivans can carry.
August 5, 2013
Service will have minimal stops, reducing overcrowding on other bus routes and helping students reach campus 10 minutes faster than they would using local buses.
July 8, 2013
Will let riders track Cat Tran shuttle routes beginning this fall. Additionally, the names of the routes will change from a color-coded system to identifying the area of campus the shuttle will travel.
July 5, 2013
The plan is in its early stages, with rough drafts of potential bus routes and determining optimal bus ride lengths and the best bus stops being developed.
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.
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.
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