October 1, 2012
Work has reduced the number of accessible sidewalks and bus stops and caused changes to bus routes, making it more difficult for students, particularly those with disabilities, to get around campus.
September 17, 2012
The university and Metro Transit, which will operate the service, currently have a U-Pass program in place, with the agency also offering free rides for students on its Hiawatha Line to the airport.
September 12, 2011
The incentives program will use Radio Frequency Identification chips to keep track of who is biking and how much, as a basis for awarding points. Riders can cash the points in for discounts on bike repairs, equipment and health insurance premiums.
August 30, 2011
Cyclopath, created by the University of Minnesota's Computer Science and Engineering Department, received funding from the Minnesota DOT to expand statewide and add Metro Transit route information.
October 11, 2010
First Transit has operated the campus shuttle since 2007. More than 3.8 million passengers ride the shuttle annually.
June 28, 2010
The city has had problems acquiring the land for the bikeway.
February 22, 2010
The popular shuttle bus driver, known by students as the “Jazz Man,” plays music from his personal collection on his shuttle bus, and shares his musical knowledge with riders.
February 8, 2010
School has simply removed floor mats from fleet vehicles manufactured by company.
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