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February 3, 2014

Ohio State hires firm to assess transportation needs

Will evaluate school's short- and long-term goals to align with an initiative that identifies OSU’s long-term goals and how to achieve them.


December 9, 2013

Ohio State paratransit service provides accessible options

The Office of Student Life Disability Services reviews and accepts students with permanent or temporary disabilities to use the service.


May 6, 2013

Central Ohio transit removing campus stops

Will remove 71 bus stops, including three close to Ohio State University. The move is part of the agency’s Bus Stop Service Improvement Project. The project evaluated COTA bus stops and the spacing between them to improve efficiency.


April 8, 2013

UT Survey: City, campus, housing partners crucial to university systems

Operators from Ohio, Maryland and Arizona tell us about the relationships that help them run their services.


January 18, 2013

Ohio State U. expands late-night service

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.


March 12, 2012

Ohio State U. planning ‘greener’ campus

Focusing on transportation alternatives, such as its Campus Area Bus Service buses, which run on biodiesel and bicycling.


January 18, 2012

Ohio transit requiring new IDs for OSU riders

Central Ohio Transit Authority installed a new ID reader system on its buses to assess student ridership for future planning, requiring students to get replacement IDs.


September 26, 2011

Upgrades end free bus rides for Ohio State alumni

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will soon upgrade bus fare collection technology, adding magnetic strips to student identification and requiring students to swipe their BuckIDs at the fare box as they board.


May 23, 2011

Ohio State U. copes with rising fuel prices

The University budgeted almost $772,000 in 2010 for fuel costs, but in 2011 that number jumped to almost $829,000. As part of their preparation, they partnered with the Central Ohio Transit Authority, which allows students to ride city buses by showing their BuckID at a cost to the student of $9 every quarter.


January 12, 2011

FTA awards DesignLine fuel cell demo grant

The grant's focus combines company's existing lightweight chassis and robust, mature hybrid-drive train system with an advanced Ballard fuel cell, further chassis mass improvement research and next generation component development.


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