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Mexico City proposes gondola-type transit system to combat traffic

Rail| January 7, 2016

The system, known as the “Personalized Elevated Urban Transport” (or TUEP in Spanish), promises to move some 37 million people across the city each year, and up to 200 million if the system is extended to longer distances.

Fresno State students trend toward alternative transportation

Mobility| December 8, 2014

After finding that about 10% of students live within a mile of campus, Traffic Operations is looking into improving bicycle access, creating specialized parking for carpooling and improving convenience of buses.

Mobility| June 2, 2014

Colo. St. growth plan highlights shuttles, parking garages

The study, completed in April by an outside consulting firm, is based on the scenario that the campus might someday grow to 35,000 students.
University| October 7, 2013

Washington U. introduces alt. transportation coordinator

Andrew Heaslet, who gave up his own car a few years ago, is meeting with departments and individuals to outline the campus’ various programs for commuters.
University| February 4, 2013

Georgia Tech student transportation alternative sees success

Green Operated Transit Carrying Humanity Around (GOTCHA) rides is drawing more interest from students since it was established on campus last October. Georgia Tech is the fifth college campus to use the service.
Bus| September 20, 2012

Analysis: Group commuting up

Additionally, approximately two-thirds saw jumps in residents using public transit, while driving to work alone dropped in about two-thirds, or more than 200 metropolitan areas.
Bus| April 9, 2012

Report: UCLA traffic at lowest level in 20 years

More commuting students and employees are seeking out alternative transportation methods such as public transit, carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling and walking to get to campus.
University| July 11, 2011

High taxes threaten car sharing industry

Because the services are subject to the full array of taxes imposed on traditional car rentals, the car sharing industry is experiencing losses.
University| February 14, 2011

More Portland State students using alternative transportation

The most popular way to get to the university is by bus, MAX train and Portland Streetcar, which together accounted for 44 percent of trips to campus by staff and faculty and 40 percent by students in fall 2010.
Bus| January 10, 2011

U. of Portland’s green transportation efforts pay off

A shuttle service, subsidized by TriMet and the University, saw a record-breaking 5,000 riders in a four-month period ending in November. Meanwhile, the University recently acquired two more Zipcars to meet a spike in demand from students and faculty.

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