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August 18, 2014

Penn. St., transit system expand discounted pass program

Users of the program receive a mass transit pass valid on all CATABUS routes at the reduced rate of $5 per month, with Transportation Services covering the remaining cost of each pass to provide graduate students with a sustainable and affordable means of getting to and from campus.


June 30, 2014

Longtime CATA GM Mose retires

During his 19-year tenure, CATA became one of the first transit agencies on the East Coast to operate a 100% CNG bus fleet.


October 1, 2012

Penn State students name best, worst bus stops

They share their strategies to catching the Centre Area Transportation Authority buses at the best places and times, and which bus stops they avoid due to overcrowding.


July 11, 2011

Web Extra: How do you promote transit to new students?

It’s summer orientation time for universities across the U.S. How are their transit systems reaching out to students? Transit agencies told us they are investing heavily in orientation programs by providing free rides and staff presentations to students and their parents.


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