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January 17, 2014

Despite Dinky ridership dip, Princeton transit use up 15%

While train ridership between Princeton and Princeton Junction went down by 12.3%, overall transit ridership increased at the university in September and October, compared to the same months last year.


November 4, 2013

Ridership on U. of Tenn. system up 55%

Amounts to an increase of 96,078 primarily student passengers. The increase is attributed to UT branding on new buses run by First Transit, making them more visible, and bus tracking technology.


July 22, 2013

NextBus tech helps East Carolina U. improve transit

The service, which allows students to track their bus from anywhere using the mobile phone app or computer, has helped students track buses during the summer sessions, as the buses don't run as often.


December 3, 2012

UT Survey: Student requests

Late-night and off-campus services appear to be the most popular among the systems surveyed. An increase in bus routes ran a close second. One university just unveiled a trolley service and another is planning a parking app.


June 13, 2011

Wash. bus fleet feels strain of student ridership

As more Washington State University students ride the bus, Pullman Transit has had to use supplemental buses to alleviate congestion and reliability problems.


April 11, 2011

Web Extra: Champaign-Urbana MTD celebrates 40 years with record ridership

On track to hit 10.6 million riders by summer, the agency is taking several initiatives to serve its growing passenger base, such as adding hybrid buses to its fleet; utilizing more social media tools and making its facilities even more eco-friendly.


November 15, 2010

Web Extra: Ridership bump prompts LSU student driver program revival

With 10 to 20 percent more students using the nighttime Campus Transit van system this year and with the Office of Parking, Traffic and Transportation at capacity with full-time drivers, it has turned to student drivers to bulk up its staff.


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