University

LSU's bus services to be cut if fee not raised

Posted on December 16, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La. — A survey sent out by Louisiana State University’s Student Government to evaluate what students are willing to pay for Tiger Trails bus system, said the services will be reduced without a student fee increase, reported The Daily Reveille.

The two-minute survey is a follow up to the bus evaluation conducted last spring and asks students to identify how much of a fee increase they would support in exchange for between one and four more buses.

Based on research from the past five years of the Tiger Trails system and the results of the bus evaluation conducted last spring, it’s been estimated that a student fee increase of $13 is needed to maintain current levels of bus service. For the full story, click here.

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

More News

Mother wants UConn to ban student bus drivers

A UConn spokesperson defended the use of student drivers, saying they undergo at least 30 hours of training and must get a commercial driver’s license.

Champaign-Urbana's MTD names new COO

Bryan Smith formerly worked at the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority in Kent, Ohio. The agency is the public transportation provider for Portage County and Kent State University.

Community celebrates life of Duke U. driver

Vincent Orlando Davis, who had worked as a driver for Duke University Transit for about the past two years, was killed Dec. 22 in a crash near Duke’s campus, when an 18-year-old man hit a Duke passenger van that Davis was driving.

Drexel students vying to design Disney-themed transport system

The students will present their idea for the future of Sydney, Australia to a panel of judges in hopes of taking home a $3,000 first-place prize and the opportunity to intern at Walt Disney Imagineering – the creative design team behind those world-famous theme parks and attractions.

Sonoma County college students to ride buses for free

The program is funded by the Sonoma County general fund and will assist the Supervisors and Sonoma County Transit in determining the affect a free fare program has on ridership, traffic reduction near college campuses and community response to the program.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

Please sign in or register to .    Close