July 21, 2014
The program is a student-run free clinic and combines health education with physical therapy. It is a sponsored student organization under the University of Michigan-Flint.
The fleet underwent a full-scale system test earlier this month, where all 15 MetroRapid 803 buses operated like a regular service day, to make sure the technology and route timing works.
June 10, 2014
The two new DC stations, provided by ABB Inc., will charge electric vehicles in 30 to 90 minutes. These plug-in charge stations will work for the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.
June 2, 2014
The study, completed in April by an outside consulting firm, is based on the scenario that the campus might someday grow to 35,000 students.
April 21, 2014
University and transit system officials want to make sure the transportation system provides the right number of buses at the right time, along with the ideal mix of bike and vehicle parking spaces as they prepare to build a new campus.
February 14, 2014
New report describes how universities are improving their communities by providing a wider range of transportation choices, including buses, biking and various types of vehicle-sharing.
January 17, 2014
A state grant provided more than $800,000 for transit operations and approximately $1.5 million for the purchase of 10 new shuttles.
January 6, 2014
Although taxpayers are contributing to both the state, city bus systems, officials say they had to create more routes and reliable service than the MTA was providing.
January 3, 2014
The county’s transportation director said if the Board of Commissioners were to approve the bus plan and the funding fell into place, the system could be operational as early as 2018.
November 18, 2013
New bus service, extending Metro Rail or bus rapid transit could all be considered.
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