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February 28, 2014

Rutgers U., NJ Transit educate disabled to ride system

The program, which offers travel instruction, individually or in small-group settings is available to people on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, and with mobility impairments and other disabilities with a referral.


February 14, 2014

Rutgers U., mayor talk transit changes at meeting

Shared information about a future BRT route and a campaign to encourage bicycling for students. Meanwhile, New Jersey Public Interest Research Group recommended free transit services, programs to promote bicycle use, and car sharing initiatives.


July 22, 2013

First Transit encourages connecting with university transit

Is the largest provider of university transportation services, operating in 26 colleges and universities throughout North America.


April 22, 2013

Rutgers University program awarded $55k grant

The Rutgers Academy for NexGen is a stimulating program designed to promote and support engineering education activities and research skill development for talented under-represented minority students.


January 18, 2013

Rutgers to launch $650K transit career program

Will use the grant funds from the FTA to establish a "Transit Virtual Career Network" with local transportation agencies to recruit students and veterans to the industry and provide information and job training.


November 5, 2012

Rutgers to tackle traffic with bike lanes

Plans to add bike and bus lanes on campus to enhance transportation on campus and help mitigate rush hour traffic. While the bus lanes may take decades to add, the bike lanes may only take two to three years.


October 1, 2012

Rutgers U. bus service makes safety changes

The idea is to create a safety zone with the buses so cars and other buses won’t be inclined to go around through the crosswalk.


July 9, 2012

Rutgers U. transit hub on hold

School officials said the project could not be built without a tax credit from the state. The Urban Transit Hub tax program was designed to spur development near urban train stations and has been on hold because it was nearing its funding cap.


February 22, 2012

N.J. approves $8.1M rail study

Approved by the Delaware River Port Authority board of directors and supported by area political and business leaders, the 18-mile light rail line is seen as an engine of economic development and a link to Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden.


March 15, 2011

National Transit Institute seeks course facilitator

Accepting proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its three-day Public Involvement in Transportation Decision Making course. The course aims to give transit agencies, planners, transportation specialists, communication professionals and others practical strategies, examples, and tools to address new and existing public involvement efforts in their communities.


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