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March 3, 2014

UConn upgrades GPS units, resumes bus tracking

Prompted by problems with its Bus Tracker app, the transportation department activated 10 new GPS units. It replaced the old units over winter break after experiencing problems with them over the last couple of semesters.


September 23, 2013

UConn bus death lawsuit settled for $5.5M

David Plamondon died after being hit in a crosswalk on campus by a bus driven by a fellow student. The driver pleaded no contest to negligent homicide and was sentenced to two years of probation.


March 4, 2013

UT Survey: Bus replacement tops university transit budget wish lists

Operators are not only hoping to replace aging buses and vanpool vehicles, they are also looking for support for bicycle programs, electric vehicle charging stations and dispatch/demand-response software.


March 5, 2012

Driver to take plea deal in UCONN student death

The 22-year-old man was being charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle and failing to yield to a pedestrian in the March 22 accident in Westminster, Mass.


December 12, 2011

UConn unveils shuttle to health center

Created to connect researchers and students who need to commute between the Health Center and the Storrs campus.


February 9, 2009

Storms create university transit staffing issues

Some schools do not classify student workers as “essential/emergency support employees” and thus cannot require them to work during weather emergencies.


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