University Transit by Metro Magazine

April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014
Colorado State U. launching new on-campus shuttle

The new, free system, which will officially begin running late this summer, is operated in partnership with the City of Fort Collins Transfort bus system and the Associated Students of CSU. full story

April 21, 2014
University presidents support Michigan transit expansion tax

An opposition group asserts that Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority could operate more efficiently by cutting staff and other costs. full story

April 21, 2014
Cornell U. may end free rides for 1st-year students

The Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit reportedly sees an annual deficit of more than $700,000, partially caused by an increase in first-year students who use the service, which has driven down the subsidy amount the agency receives per student. full story

April 1, 2014
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. full story

April 21, 2014
U. of Montana to study options to improve campus transportation

University and transit system officials want to make sure the transportation system provides the right number of buses at the right time, along with the ideal mix of bike and vehicle parking spaces as they prepare to build a new campus. full story

April 21, 2014
Northwestern U.'s SafeRide never in danger

City officials refute claims made last week saying university was forced to stop offering rides between off-campus locations. Senior official also said the university did not do enough to make sure students knew of the reduction in service, which occurred after spring break. full story


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