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November 3, 2014

Wirelessly charged electric bus makes U. of Utah campus debut

The bus, which has been operational for about three months, currently runs in the morning from a bus station in Salt Lake City to University Hospital as well as an additional route on the UofU campus.

February 3, 2014

Proposed UTA rail line may run from U. of Utah to airport

Project receives $2 million CMAQ grant, however, another $4 million commitment to run the line for at least the three years required by the grant before it could open.

June 3, 2013

U. of Utah electric shuttle bus plans advancing

Will begin running a prototype of the bus from campus housing to its main campus in the fall. Officials are also planning an extension of the shuttle’s route. Construction on that project is set to begin in late 2014.

August 20, 2012

U. of Utah negotiates 10-year transit pass deal

The university would pay an annual flat sum — $3.7 million this year — with a preset schedule of increases. The deal still requires U. trustees approval.

July 23, 2012

Utah Transit plan to end free passes may hurt students

The agency is considering eliminating all discounted and free passes in its plan to switch from flat fees to distance-based fares. One-third of University of Utah students and staff use free transit passes.

June 29, 2012

U. of Utah orders BYD electric bus

Will supply one all-electric bus to be retrofitted with WAVE's wireless charging pad under the bus, developed by the Utah State University Energy Dynamics Laboratory.

April 23, 2012

U. of Utah unveils bicycle plan

Big public universities are increasingly embracing cycling as a way to minimize the presence of cars, however, the university is on a hill, and the climate features snowy winters and blistering summers.

November 28, 2011

U. of Utah wireless electric shuttle project gets funding

The project is based on technology developed by Utah State's Energy Dynamics Laboratory and marketed through a spin-off company called WAVE (Wireless Advance Vehicle Electrification).

November 29, 2010

U. of Utah adds texting feature to online bus tracker

The new cell phone texting feature added to the "Live Shuttle Tracker" features a Global Positioning System, allowing access to a real-time shuttle map to anyone with a cell phone.

August 31, 2009

UTA, Utah campus partner with car sharing program

Encourages students at local universities and colleges to consider using car sharing instead of bringing a car to campus.


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