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February 27, 2012

U. of Missouri officials visit college town bus systems

City of Columbia officials and student representatives are taking trips to three local college towns to learn more about their transit systems, as city proposes an $80 student fee to improve its own bus system.

January 30, 2012

U. of Missouri explores off-campus transit options

Local agency Columbia Transit will be discontinuing shuttles to off-campus housing in May.

November 28, 2011

U. of Missouri student, city leaders spar on transit fee hike

A student representing the city’s Transit System Task Force claims that city leaders used threats to encourage the task force to accept a proposal to raise fees on college students to help fund Columbia Transit. If a fee increase isn’t approved, the city may be forced to cut $1 million from the bus system, resulting in eliminating routes that serve students.


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