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Driverless shuttles are gaining ground at colleges and universities as part of campus transportation planning.
Operating shuttles without drivers and adding ride-share traffic on campuses raises questions about pedestrians. Here are three safety protection actions to take: 1. Reach out for resources. With no sidewalks on […]
What are the biggest challenges colleges and universities face when it comes to moving students around campus and to destinations in the surrounding community? “Ride-sharing is already a popular means of […]
If Judy Jetson enrolled in college, she might have hopped aboard a self-driving shuttle to get across campus for her astrophysics class and then tapped a few buttons to summon […]
At some colleges, students are playing an important role in developing high-tech transportation tools, including driverless shuttles. These four institutions provide hands-on experience in the transportation technology of the future. […]
Discounted Lyft and Uber rides present a transportation alternative for students on a growing number of campuses large and small. One of the latest to add this ride-hailing option is […]
Over 100 schools have joined Great Lakes Educational Loan Services’ ScholarNet for Private Loans network this past year to connect with lenders who will streamline private student loan data and […]
Driverless shuttle service debuted this fall at the University of Michigan’s North Campus. Two fully automated, all-electric shuttles manufactured by French firm NAVYA are transporting up to 15 students, faculty […]
What has been the biggest operational efficiency game changer in the last couple of years? “Seasonal lease options have made a dramatic change to the efficiency of campus fleets. Colleges […]
Without vehicle fleets, many higher ed institutions would function in gridlock. Facilities technicians wouldn’t be able to go out and make repairs, and police would have difficulty patrolling. “Fleet is […]
It’s known that full-time students graduate more quickly and more often than do their part-time counterparts. But what about students who fluctuate between full- and part-time status? A new report […]
Many institutions shine a spotlight on their sustainability efforts by creating online maps to showcase eco-friendly sites and green activities on campus—areas of interest to both the student body and […]
Many small towns and rural regions rely on the nation’s 600 rural community and tribal colleges to provide employees who will keep local economies alive. But these institutions, which also […]
The University of Alabama’s former president, Robert Witt, tasked the campus with both increasing enrollment and becoming more pedestrian-friendly in 2006. An extensive transportation system helped support both of those […]