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November 5, 2012

UT Survey: Holiday travel services

Campus transit operators offer a wide range of additional transit options, ranging from charter bus services to partnerships with Greyhound and Megabus to coordinating with Amtrak for students going home for the holidays. Additionally, one operator extended its late-night demand-response service for students who stay on campus during Thanksgiving and winter breaks.


October 1, 2012

UT Survey: New developments for the Fall semester

Taking measures to accommodate growing ridership, dealing with driver staffing shortages and introducing new bus routes and vehicle features are keeping university transit operators busy as the Fall semester gets under way.


August 31, 2012

UT Survey: Advertising on buses a mixed bag

Some university transportation system operators we interviewed said they allow exterior bus advertising to bring in more revenue or to promote the university. Others say that being based in areas with small advertising markets means extra effort but not revenue.


November 14, 2011

Web Extra: Are university transit fees rising along with ridership?

System operators from Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Connecticut tell us about rapidly increasing ridership numbers and raising fees.


April 13, 2009

Go West Transit seeks university transit coordinator

Would help to oversee a 30-bus, 12-route, 75-employee municipal transit system. Duties would include monitoring the contract with the service provider and the city, participating in planning and design of routes, completing monthly operating reports and quarterly audits and monitoring ridership and segment analysis.


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