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December 17, 2012

U. of Miss. may get extended bus service

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.


October 15, 2012

Miss. transit sets one-month ridership record

Of the 81,000-plus boardings on Oxford-University Transit, 78,805 of the riders represented Ole Miss staff, faculty and students.


October 15, 2012

O-U Transit reaches ridership record

Ridership reached 81,964 passenger boardings — mostly represented by staff, faculty and students — which is a significant jump from the previous record of 55,428. The system plans to acquire three more used buses.


January 30, 2012

U. of Mississippi adds weekend bus service

A Saturday bus route was added to accommodate transit-dependent riders who have trouble traveling around town on the weekend when other bus lines do not run.


September 12, 2011

More students cause U. of Miss. bus overcrowding

A significant jump in both student enrollment and city riders has caused many Oxford University Transit buses to be late and overcrowded. While this often happens at the beginning of a new school year, officials say, there are limited solutions this year due to budget constraints.


August 22, 2011

U. of Miss. urging commuters to take the bus

Record enrollment of freshmen, most of whom are required to live on campus, will push other students off-campus, forcing them to commute. University officials are looking for ways to encourage students not to bring their cars to campus and to take the bus instead.


January 24, 2011

U. of Mississippi transit adds NextBus GPS

All Oxford University Transit buses are now equipped, enabling riders to text or look online to find out the exact time their bus will arrive. Applications for smartphones also are being developed.


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