University

U. of Minn. wins local Transit System of the Year award

Posted on October 11, 2010

[IMAGE]Minn-6.jpg[/IMAGE]Last month, the University of Minnesota's Parking and Transportation Services was recognized as the Transit System of the Year by the Minnesota Public Transit Association (MPTA).

The award recognizes an organization that has demonstrated achievement in efficiency and effectiveness including ridership, cost, safety, maintenance proficiency, agency policy and administration, and the achievement of an organization's goal and objectives. First Transit has operated the campus shuttle since 2007. More than 3.8 million passengers ride the shuttle annually.

"We're very proud to be a part of the University's transportation service and we look forward to working together to provide safe and reliable transportation services for years to come," said Paul Buharin, GM, First Transit.

Established in 1975, the MPTA speaks out for transit systems and transit riders throughout the State of Minnesota. The MPTA advocates for high quality transit service for the community and working to increase transit funding.

 

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

More News

Texas A&M Transportation Institute, partners explore bus system optimization

Project will attempt to optimize traffic flows for bus ridership and utilize data analytics to improve navigation at Texas A&M University.

PVTA considering eliminating some 'Five College' bus runs

Routes being considered for elimination include linking Mount Holyoke, Hampshire and Smith; and an express run between Smith and UMass. Together they account for some 85,000 riders each year.

Texas city launching new bus system GoGeo

GoGeo will have two stops near the Southwestern University campus in Georgetown, which will help students, faculty, and staff that don’t have cars or prefer the convenience and benefits of utilizing public transportation. 

Study finds compatibility key to ridesharing success

The University of Waterloo research used social media analytics, algorithms, and computer simulation to match would-be carpoolers with people driving to work.

Clemson U. Parking and Transportation wins 'Spare the Air' award

Under the Commuter Choice initiative, Clemson has promoted the Tiger Transit system and introduced a CarShare program and preferred parking for low-emission and electric vehicles, as well as the new BikeShare program.

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