May 20, 2013
Under an agreement with the university, the city is using the money to pay for installation of telecommunications fiber, sensors and electronic equipment, as well as some network support.
February 15, 2013
The CEC has taken the lead on the project, securing a $700,000 grant from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The university also plans to support operating funds in the first three years of the program.
November 19, 2012
The former driver, who was fired two years before, pleaded guilty to receiving and concealing stolen property — a lesser offense than what he was charged with — in October. He is scheduled to be sentenced next month.
September 17, 2012
Part of a $14 million sustainability initiative launched last September. The university unveiled its first four hybrid buses six months ago.
The school says the rental program is a response to requests to make the campus more bike-friendly. Bicycles come with a helmet and a lock.
August 31, 2012
Some university transportation system operators we interviewed said they allow exterior bus advertising to bring in more revenue or to promote the university. Others say that being based in areas with small advertising markets means extra effort but not revenue.
June 18, 2012
Educates students about the various alternative transportation options on and off campus in Ann Arbor. Focuses primarily on the university’s biodiesel-hybrid bus system and the late-night Safe Ride.
April 10, 2012
TheRide, Michigan Flyer, the University of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, and the Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau work together to launch AirRide.
March 26, 2012
The idea to begin providing motorcoach ticketing on its website came to Zimride after creating a ticketing system for one of its partners, the University of Colorado - Boulder, who operated a ski shuttle and wanted to find a way to sell tickets to its students.
February 13, 2012
Transit operators from universities in Pennsylvania, Texas and Michigan share how they are combining Zipcar with their transit systems.
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