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September 8, 2014

U. of La., City agreement to lease buses awaiting approval

At University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s request, the council approved an introductory amendment that increases the lease cost to $35,000 a year and removes a clause making the university responsible for 20% of the major repairs.

August 4, 2014

U. of La.-Lafayette could add 5 buses this fall

If the City-Parish Council approves the agreement between the university and Lafayette Consolidated Government, buses would be leased and operated by drivers from the UL Operation of Transportation Services.

April 7, 2014

U. of La.-Lafayette vote to double transportation fee

The new funds will be used to replace 11 of UL's oldest full-sized buses, construct at least a couple covered bus stops and possibly launch a new shopping shuttle service.

March 17, 2014

U. of La.-Lafayette to vote on doubling transportation fee

The referendum will occur during the general elections on March 31 and April 1.

November 4, 2013

U. of La. Lafayette names new transportation director

Cheri Soileau previously worked as a senior transit planner for the Denton County Transportation Authority and planned and scheduled bus routes, including nine university shuttles, for the University of North Texas.

August 6, 2012

U. of Louisiana may outsource transit

Internal thefts in the Parking and Transit Department, the lack of a director and the growth of outsourcing at many universities due to efficiency are driving the proposed plan to transfer control to the Lafayette Consolidated Government Transit System.

November 14, 2011

U. of Louisiana-Lafayette plans more transit options

Officials are developing a master plan to guide campus growth, which will include more green space, better transit options, mixed land use, improved housing and a community less dependent on vehicles. Planners say the changes will boost UL's regional and national standings.


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