Q&A: Shuttle Service Providers Talk Efficiencies, Hurdles

Converting to alternative fuels is one popular savings tactic, while recruiting and retaining great drivers is a shared concern.

Pa. university brings shuttle ops in-house to save money

The move is being made to save money and officials do not expect ridership to be affected. The university is employing campus safety officers as drivers and was able to obtain a vehicle very similar to the shuttle used by the contracted service.

Texas Tech. rail project seeking fed investment

The goal is to link students to the cultural district and ultimately bring a youthful presence back to downtown.

U. of La.-Lafayette to vote on doubling transportation fee

The referendum will occur during the general elections on March 31 and April 1.

Western Mich. U. opens new transportation center

The primary goal is to improve environmentally sustainable transportation options for underrepresented communities, with special attention being paid to bike and pedestrian travel, job accessibility and "smart" technologies.

DoubleMap acquires TapRide

The acquisition will enable the company to provide a single solution for real-time mobile mapping, ride hailing, and vehicle tracking for public transportation and any organization that moves passengers.

Calif. college students seek direct bus route for shorter trips

Students at the College of the Desert ask SunLine Transit for a bus route to take them directly from Desert Hot Springs to the college, since the trip requires transfers and can take up to two-and-a-half hours one way.

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