February 14, 2014
Is an expansion of an earlier shuttle system that primarily was focused on the Mississippi State campus.
January 17, 2014
A state grant provided more than $800,000 for transit operations and approximately $1.5 million for the purchase of 10 new shuttles.
May 20, 2013
Provides near real-time insight on available parking, including policy information for specific campus lots.
January 7, 2013
A university transit services official said that as of Dec. 17, 9,358 people used the new Sportsplex route, translating to about 110 to 150 riders a day. The route is eliminating the need to build more parking structures on campus.
October 15, 2012
The bus system, called Starkville MSU Area Rapid Transit, will connect the city of Starkville to the Mississippi State University campus.
August 6, 2012
Campus officials say the option cuts the $115 fee for a commuter parking sticker in half while alleviating campus parking issues.
February 13, 2012
The deadline to submit the proposal is March 4, and the university would know this summer if the grant is accepted. The program would be named the Starkville/MSU Area Rapid Transit.
October 17, 2011
The university is partnering with the city of Starkville to revive and upgrade a transit system that last operated five years ago. A transportation committee is applying for a Mississippi Department of Transportation public transit grant by March 2012.
April 12, 2010
Drivers say that connecting with the students on their routes is what makes their jobs satisfying.
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