University

Transit agency's cuts impacting Carnegie Mellon community

Posted on February 13, 2012

PITTSBURGH — The Port Authority of Allegheny County's plan to raise fares and cut service by 35% to help stem the flow of a $64 million budget deficit could impact Carnegie Mellon University's students, staff and faculty, according to The Tartan.

The steady decrease in available bus service has already changed the way that Carnegie Mellon students travel, with the university's shuttles and escort buses giving 40,000 more rides in 2011 than they did in 2009, according to campus officials. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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

More News

GRTC, VCU partner for unlimited transit access for students, staff

David Green, GRTC CEO, said the partnership presents GRTC with the opportunity to further enhance service for all riders.

Research shows nationwide increase in job accessibility by transit

The study, from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota, ranks major metropolitan areas by job accessibility via transit.

University of Illinois launches mobile payment platform for parking

MobileMeter, a mobile pay parking app powered by passport, allows users to monitor parking sessions, extend parking sessions remotely, view payment history, and receive email receipts.

LANTA to provide free rides for Lehigh University students, staff

The authority and university have agreed on a reimbursement rate per trip taken.

Ohio's TARTA reaches agreement to provide university shuttle services

There are 16 Ohio colleges and universities with similar partnerships with their regional transit authorities, however, UT’s agreement with TARTA is unique in that faculty and staff also benefit with free access to community bus routes.

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