University

Transit grant to make U. of Houston more accessible

Posted on August 20, 2012

HOUSTON — Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) received a $188 million grant, providing funding for the new North and Southeast lines to connect the University of Houston (UH) main campus with the Energy Research Park pathway, The Daily Cougar.com reported.

The pathway will be close to the new light rail lines, helping with student transportation. Additionally, UH will build  a new transit center that will accommodate the Welcome Center Garage, which will house Hertz Connect cars, a Metrorail train station, a UH shuttle stop and possibly a bike sharing program. For the full story, click here.

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

More News

2 new national University Transportation Centers land $15M

The University of South Florida will focus on “Congestion Relief” and Washington State University will focus on “Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure."

VCU, GRTC reaches multiyear agreement to provide transit to students, employees

In a recent VCU survey, 95.4% of students and employees expressed support for a continuation of the existing transportation agreement.

U.S. DOT provides $60M for transportation research

The 32 University Transportation Centers receiving funding were previously selected for grants authorized under the FAST Act.

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.

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