Mich. U. buses to travel to Detroit

The university hopes to provide a more efficient transportation option for students to get to areas in Detroit where it has invested financial and educational resources to broaden student experiences.

UConn bus death lawsuit settled for $5.5M

David Plamondon died after being hit in a crosswalk on campus by a bus driven by a fellow student. The driver pleaded no contest to negligent homicide and was sentenced to two years of probation.

New Mexico SU offers free student shuttle to weekend hot spots

The shuttle, an extension of the student government's cab service, will help alleviate wait times, as cabs average wait times of 45 minutes to an hour

Brown U. shuttle expanding service in wake of crime spike

A series of armed robberies on campus spurred the university to plan a pilot program to make its nighttime shuttle service available to all community members with a Brown ID. The service is currently only available to students living off-campus.

St. Louis U. launches bus tracking app

The DoubleMap tracking service, which provides a web application for public transit users, was installed on all four of the campus shuttles.

KCATA, Rockhurst U. extend U-Pass agreement

The one-year pilot program is being funded by student activity fees and funds from Student Development/Athletics. Continuation of the program will be contingent upon the availability of ongoing funding.

Omnitrans, Cal State extend free ride program

Cal State University, San Bernardino participated in the Go Smart pilot program in 2011-12. During that year, more than 194,000 bus trips were tallied by more than 3,000 students who used the program, which represented about 17% of enrollment.

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