September 5, 2013
The agency also launched a new student transit pass program and the pilot for a contactless fare payment system.
July 22, 2013
Representatives from the Ottawa Student Transit Coalition, alongside Ecology Ottawa, are asking the city council to remove a recently placed age cap of 19 years on student bus passes.
The program is so successful at University of Minnesota - Duluth, that in 2012 the DTA recognized its five millionth U-Pass passenger.
June 3, 2013
During his 23 years as head of parking and transportation services, Bob W. Baker expanded parking space on campus by 50%, started the U-Pass program and advocated for the university’s interests in the Central Corridor light rail line’s intersection of campus.
March 18, 2013
Also approves an intergovernmental agreement with City Colleges of Chicago for the transfer of two CTA buses to be used at Olive Harvey College for new transportation-related courses offered by its “College to Careers” initiative.
May 24, 2012
California State University Long Beach signed a new three-year agreement with Long Beach Transit that will allow the entire campus year-round access to the city’s U-Pass program, starting May 26.
February 27, 2012
The ABQ RIDE's UNM bus pass program provides free bus rides for students, staff and faculty. Only a school I.D. is needed, along with the sticker provided by the Transportation Information Center.
November 28, 2011
The university, which is first trying to garner interest for the program on campus and in the community, has considered a U-Pass in the past, but has never been able to negotiate a price that is acceptable to students.
July 25, 2011
New contract does away with the former agreement, under which a $35,000 annual lump-sum payment — underwritten by student fees and a portion of University parking fees — was paid to Metro in exchange for unlimited bus rides for students, faculty and staff.
June 13, 2011
With many universities around the nation providing transportation to its students, faculty and staff, the summer break poses an interesting dilemma since there are significantly fewer people on campus. However, there is still a need for summer transportation and late night services, which could be costly to provide for universities and local transit agencies.
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