April 22, 2013
Comes on the heels of a February murder-suicide that left two students dead and another injured, plus a string of robberies earlier in the semester.
The university’s efforts were recently recognized by the national advocacy organization League of American Bicyclists with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly University designation.
The service began in 2005 with five buses running one route and has grown to three routes, serving more than two million rides per year to students. The service has now expanded to 12 buses, running two routes Monday through Friday.
April 8, 2013
Would mean three Georgetown campuses would be located along the same streetcar line: the law campus, the new Georgetown downtown campus and ideally the main campus in upper northwest D.C.
March 18, 2013
Will use 22-passenger busses and cost $12,000 for the remaining eight weeks of the semester.
March 4, 2013
The past few years have brought restrictions on parking in and around the university area. More than 86% of the 2,713 respondents said they have a vehicle in Fayetteville and 83% stated they use their cars as their primary means of transportation.
A survey, which was sent out last fall to the university faculty and one-third of the undergrad students, was used to determine which changes need to be made to the campus’s parking and transportation systems.
February 15, 2013
According to the Oshkosh Transit System’s (now GO Transit) monthly ridership reports, nearly 86,000 UW Oshkosh riders took the bus in 2011. In 2012, UW Oshkosh-based ridership surged like never before, resulting in an 18% annual increase.
February 4, 2013
A 10% increase in gas prices over several years will increase bus ridership by 3.4% while a sudden 10% spike in gas prices is associated with a 1.15% increase in bus ridership in Indiana.
December 17, 2012
The university’s transit service has seen its ridership grow from less than 4,000 passengers in 2000 to 450,000 this year.
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