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March 4, 2013

Texas St. University urges students to increase transportation fee

Transportation officials said students can expect to a see a drop in bus-service hours, elimination of underutilized routes and other modifications if the referendum does not pass.


February 26, 2013

Denver RTD earns high ranking in mobility report

Denver was recently ranked among the top 40 cities in the 2012 Urban Mobility report, released by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, based on hours of delay saved because of the use of public transit. The report also concluded that public transit saved 865 million hours of delay on U.S. roads.


February 5, 2013

As traffic worsens, commuters allowing extra time for urgent trips

The Planning Time Index (PTI), a measure of travel reliability, illustrates the amount of extra time needed to arrive on time for higher priority events, such as an airline departure, just-in-time shipments, medical appointments or especially important social commitments.


December 17, 2012

Texas A&M launches bike lease program

Borrow-a-Bike allows students and faculty to lease a bike for a short period of time. MaroonBikes, a local bike shop, provides the bikes to the university for free.


August 27, 2012

Amtrak releases Texas Eagle route podcast

The podcast points of interest were researched and written by National Park Service staff as well as students and faculty of the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University, at the direction of Amtrak.


August 20, 2012

Texas A&M bus ID policy not enforced

Transportation Services posted signs on its off-campus bus routes saying riders need a student or faculty ID from A&M or Blinn College to use the service primarily as a deterrent. Officials say checking every rider’s ID would slow down entry to the buses.


September 27, 2011

Report: More transportation upgrades needed for economic recovery

The economic recession has only provided a temporary respite from the growing congestion problem, according to a new study. When the economic growth returns, the average commuter is estimated to see an additional three hours of delay by 2015 and 7 hours by 2020.


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