February 3, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Encourages students at local universities and colleges to consider using car sharing instead of bringing a car to campus.
February 20, 2009
NYCT tests three-door bus. Poll: Utah wants more trains. D.C. Metro proposes service cuts.
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