The University of New Hampshire's Wildcat Transit service received $1.7 million in federal ARRA funds, which will be used to purchase four new buses. For the complete story, click here.
By purchasing remanufactured buses, including a two-door, 60-foot articulated bus and two 40-foot buses, Liberty University will receive fully renovated buses in like-new condition for less than half the cost.
The program, Driving Community Connections, is supported by the Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Board of Regents. UC students who volunteer can take a one credit hour online elective course to learn more about the aging process.
The University of Wisconsin's 2014 biennial transportation survey report released last month found that in good weather 49% of students opted to walk to class, 22% chose to bike and 18% elected to take the bus. The report also found that about one-fifth of students currently use Madison Metro on a given day.
Reports have so far been positive from riders on the 54-minute trip, which features views of San Jose and San Francisco. AC Transit is testing the $800,000 bus to see how customers like it
While citations make up 10% of the Parking and Transportation Services annual revenue, the majority of the revenue comes from permit sales, which, combined, goes back into the department.
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