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Recognizing the service of CAMBUS drivers on Transit Operator Appreciation Day March 18, 2020 Over the past year, transit operators across the nation have faced unprecedented challenges in delivering essential transportation services amid an ongoing pandemic.  While many workers have transitioned to work-from-home, most essential workers - including healthcare, manufacturing,... Continue Reading
Published On: March 18, 2021
CAMBUS driver Franks and student mechanic Madden together accomplish over 500 clean-up shifts March 15, 2021 CAMBUS is recognizing driver Charlie Franks and student mechanic Nick Madden for their impressive commitment to ensuring buses are disinfected and cleaned. For many years, cleaning the buses... Continue Reading
Published On: March 17, 2021
UI Commuter Programs releases updated and improved My Van Pool for employees  Feb. 23, 2021 University of Iowa Employee Van Pool Program has redeveloped the Van Pool Management System and My Van Pool portal because the previous system language has become obsolete. All the improvements made will help quicken the waitlist process and make program membership more efficient. The improved management... Continue Reading
Published On: February 22, 2021
UI Parking and Transportation implementing license plate recognition and virtual permits summer 2021 Feb. 16. 2021 University of Iowa Parking and Transportation is implementing a license plate recognitions (LPR) system by summer 2021 that will allow a vehicle license plate to also be used as the university parking permit. After this change, most permit holders will no longer need a hang tag or... Continue Reading
Published On: February 16, 2021
Thank you, UI faculty and staff, for continuing to rise to the challenge Dec. 17, 2020 University highlights hard work and perseverance of workers including employees of CAMBUS, Central Receiving, and Laundry Services.  Read article on Iowa Now
Published On: December 17, 2020
CAMBUS announces service for break periods and fall virtual instruction Nov. 11, 2020 University of Iowa CAMBUS will be making service changes for the upcoming Thanksgiving break, virtual instruction period, and winter break, Nov. 23 through Jan. 23. At the start of the fall 2020 semester, CAMBUS modified service and added new routes to disperse riders across more frequent and more direct ... Continue Reading
Published On: November 10, 2020
image shows UV light system being set up
CAMBUS invests in UV lights and driver barriers to further reduce spread of COVID-19  September 15, 2020 In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, CAMBUS practices are being continually evaluated and adjusted so essential transportation services can continue to be provided. One area of focus to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is enhanced bus cleaning and sanitation practices. In addition... Continue Reading
Published On: September 10, 2020
CAMBUS reinstates service to some stops and adjusts weekday residence hall service beginning Sept. 1, 2020 August 31, 2020 CAMBUS is implementing service adjustments on Sept. 1, 2020, based on the first week of ridership data from the fall 2020 semester to better match resources with campus and rider needs. Adjustments include reinstating service to four ... Continue Reading
Published On: August 31, 2020
gold, white, and black bus parked at WCTC bus station with vibrant blue sky in background and driver wearing black and gold face mask
CAMBUS announces service changes effective Aug. 17 to better serve campus July 23, 2020   Update August 20, 2020: Pentacrest Route schedule modified effective August 24, 2020 Update July 30, 2020: additional details added regarding stop closures University of Iowa CAMBUS is announcing service changes for the Fall 2020 semester.  Service changes strategically reduce the... Continue Reading
Published On: July 21, 2020
Tristian Freese recognized as CAMBUS Support Person of the Year 2020 June 18, 2020 University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes Tristian Freese as Cambus Support Person of the Year, 2020. Each year, the Iowa Public Transit Association (IPTA) recognizes a driver from each Iowa transit agency for their service to local communities.... Continue Reading
Published On: June 17, 2020