June 6, 2014
The service is owned by NightlifeVirginia.Com and Napoleon Taxi and is similar to a bus system Richmond had until early 2013 when the service was stopped amidst safety concerns.
January 6, 2014
Will run through neighborhoods typically occupied by students. The route, funded by student groups, will supplement U-M’s free on-campus Safe Ride service. The university’s Central Student Government called for the service to help increase student safety off-campus.
October 7, 2013
A primary focus of the uRide service is the initiative to work against drunk driving and drunk driving-related accidents.
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 20, 2013
The city of West Hollywood’s PickUp line will travel a four-mile loop and stop outside nightclubs, restaurants and bars with two Freightliner All American Classic Trolleys. The service was created to reduce traffic congestion and drunk driving.
July 8, 2013
The shuttle's new service option, which will provide a continuously running bus capable of carrying about 15 passengers along a set route stretching between the Northwest campus and a local retail district, grew out of passenger complaints about long wait times and overcrowded vans.
April 8, 2013
Campus groups are supporting a new city ordinance that allows private cabs more area access. The move follows a student committee's vote to end the SAFEcab program last year due to expense and low usage.
January 18, 2013
A Student Safety Service representative from Ohio State Police will also be on the bus during the extended hours. Part of a new $20,000 undergraduate student government-funded pilot project.
December 17, 2012
The Oxford-University Transit Commission is looking into extending service from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on all routes, in response to a survey of University of Mississippi students.
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