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May 14, 2012

Erie, Pa. transit partners with colleges to boost ridership

The transit system, which projects serving 3.6 million riders in 2012 — a 32% increase, also credits restructured routes, improved customer service among other changes.


April 11, 2011

40 college students chosen for PBS' Freedom Riders

The students hail from 33 states and the District of Columbia, along with others who grew up in China, Tajikistan and Haiti. Among the highlights of the trip will be events at Atlanta's Morehouse College with original Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette.


January 11, 2010

Zipcar, Zimride expand integrated car, ride sharing app.

Application is already available on 10 campuses across the U.S., including UCLA, the State University of New York Purchase, Minnesota, Stanford and the University of Michigan.


November 23, 2009

Indiana U. issues traffic safety recommendations

Task force report points out that Indiana laws on pedestrian crossings are confusing, creating a need for better signage and education.


February 23, 2009

Transporting passengers using mobility devices

Wheelchairs that are too heavy; too many wheelchairs; and transporting passengers in a non-sterile state were the major issues provided.


July 14, 2008

University of Iowa bus system handles high waters

Service provided transportation for all but two days of unprecedented flooding.


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