Security and Safety

U. of Mich. launches SafeRide app

Posted on April 7, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Two University of Michigan seniors created an app, Campus SafeRide, that students can use to order a ride directly from their phone or computer, The Michigan Daily reported.

Campus SafeRide was designed in part to reduce wait times by alerting users when buses are en route and arrive at a pick-up stop.

A campus safety department official for the university told the paper that other new initiatives such as the Night Owl bus have been helpful in transporting off-campus students safely, but the SafeRide app will be more focused on students on campus. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Man charged for hopping on subway tracks for Pokémon Go video

Toronto Transit Commission spokesman Brad Ross said Mark Correia, 20, has been charged with unauthorized access on subway tracks, which carries a set fine of $425.

AC Transit launches 'TipNow' passenger safety app

Using simple icons, the app enables riders to report disruptive behavior, theft, suspicious activity, vandalism or unattended packages. TipNow-AC Transit is a one-year pilot program.

FMCSA campaign to raise awareness about sharing the road with buses

'Our Roads, Our Responsibility' supports the agency’s core mission of reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicles on roadways.

DC Metro GM outlines additional safety actions

Following the derailment at East Falls Church, Wiedefeld ordered a new round of inspections for all interlockings conducted by rail maintenance supervisors with track engineers participating.

DC Metro police officer arrested for allegedly aiding ISIS

The officer, Nicholas Young, allegedly purchased technology-related items to send to the ISIS operatives so they could evade authorities when contacting each other.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close