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December 16, 2013

University shuttles among those caught in fed sweep

Operations providing services at the University of Illinois, Illinois State University and the University of Mississippi were among 52 motorcoach operators shut down over eight-month span.


March 12, 2012

U. of Ill. approves transit referendum

Sixty-nine percent majority votes to continue high-frequency and late night Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District service, as well as to augment SafeRides service


July 11, 2011

Web Extra: How do you promote transit to new students?

It’s summer orientation time for universities across the U.S. How are their transit systems reaching out to students? Transit agencies told us they are investing heavily in orientation programs by providing free rides and staff presentations to students and their parents.


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