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April 22, 2013

UC Berkeley students extend transit pass program

With the successful passage of the referendum, the new Class Pass program will begin fall 2013 and end spring 2020. Class Pass is the brand name at UC Berkeley of AC Transit’s EasyPass program.


September 27, 2012

BART tests early earthquake warning system

Developed by University of California, Berkeley seismologists, it sends alerts over the Internet to the transit system and other end users, such as Google.


March 12, 2012

UC Berkeley to survey students

In addition to informing campus transportation and housing initiatives, it provides details valuable to the work of reducing Berkeley's greenhouse-gas emissions and improving its environmental footprint


January 18, 2012

UC Berkeley selects Bauer’s IT for shuttle contract

Will resume its Bear Transit shuttle bus program with Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation, which is set to have interim buses in service Jan. 17. The service was formerly run by AC Transit.


August 8, 2011

UCLA offers alternative transportation incentives

The Bruin Commuter Club, designed for students, staff and faculty who carpool, vanpool, use public transportation, bike and walk to campus, provides members with access to discounted parking and an emergency ride service.


March 7, 2011

FTA deputy admin. receives Cal Berkeley alumni award

The award is given annually to recognize alumni for outstanding professional, social, academic, artistic or other achievements at the local, national or international level.


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