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March 3, 2014

FTA approves rail line connecting N.C. universities to move forward

The trains would run from UNC Hospitals east along N.C. 54 before eventually reaching Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, and downtown Durham to Alston Ave. near N.C. Central University.


December 3, 2012

N.C.’s Triangle Transit to operate Duke U. buses

Will take over operation of an express bus service that provides transportation between Duke and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in early 2013.


July 11, 2012

Online tool developed to promote BRT

Will help decision-makers understand the full array of features and firms needed to provide the BRT vehicles, technology and services.


January 30, 2012

Duke U. chooses Transloc for bus tracking

Outfitted all of its buses with a GPS system, which will provide real-time arrival and location information to students, as well as automatic passenger counters. The system will also provide tracking information on other area transit systems, such as the Bull City Connector.


August 8, 2011

Duke offers students eco-living guide, free transit

Students will find information about dining, recycling, alternative transportation, and other aspects of green living. GoPass allows for unlimited rides on DATA, Triangle Transit, Capital Area Transit and C-Tran, the town of Cary, N.C.'s transit service, at no charge.


July 11, 2011

Duke U. bus falls short of ridership goal

The Bull City Connector was launched last year to connect students to downtown Durham. Daily ridership is about 1,500, which is 500 less than the goal. Most riders appear to be locals and campus staff instead of students.


April 25, 2011

Duke University to reduce parking permits

Currently issues around 27,000 parking permits per year with approximately 1,300 members of the community traveling to campus by riding a bus, sharing a ride or biking.


June 24, 2010

Study: Fed transit funding to boost Calif. economy

Although the U.S. rail manufacturing industry is small — the report's authors estimate its employment at between 10,000 and 14,000 employees — industry analysts expect it to grow due to pent-up demand for intercity and urban rail service.


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