University Transit by Metro Magazine

November 17, 2014

U. of Mich. reviewing sustainability goals

Despite the 2011 goal to reduce carbon gas emissions by 25%, university data published by the Office of Campus Sustainability show that emissions decreased in 2012, but then increased in 2013. Transportation emissions have seen consistent decreases. full story

University of Texas may raise parking fees

An increase in the cost of daily parking rates and faculty and student permits will be used to support the expenses of Parking and Transportation Services and the construction of new parking garages. full story

November 17, 2014
NJ Transit opens new Princeton U. train station

The station connects Princeton University's campus to the Northeast Corridor rail line via Princeton Junction station, with easy access to New York and Philadelphia. full story

November 17, 2014
ARTIC: Newest SoCal transit hub opens in December

City officials said the transit station’s design mimics the high ceilings of Union Station, as well as other great train stations in New York, Chicago and Philadelphia. full story

November 13, 2014
APTA lobbies for commuter tax benefit action

Restoring parity between transit tax benefits and parking tax benefits will eliminate the federal tax incentive to drive over taking public transportation, said President/CEO Michael Melaniphy in a statement. full story

November 13, 2014
ETA Transit Systems deploys ITS for Colo. university

Will provide computer-aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL) that offers real-time arrival information to students and riding public. full story

November 17, 2014
Ridership, demand grow for Northeastern shuttle

Campus police officials noted that 3,155 stu­dents used the off-​​campus per­sonal safety escort ser­vice in Sep­tember 2014, up from 1,420 in Sep­tember 2013. full story


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