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November 15, 2010

S. Methodist U. students pass pro-transit bill

Of three bills passed with the intention of improving campus transportation, one bill asks for an extension of shuttle service to include weekend hours. Some senators argued that the extension, at an estimated $60,000 per month, will be too expensive.

August 31, 2009

SMU drops pedestrian bridge plans over funding

The pedestrian bridge is part of a $5.5 million grant request SMU presented to the North Central Texas Council of Governments in 2006.


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