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CAMBUS student employees pose in front of a bus at the 2024 state roadeo

CAMBUS earns multiple awards at state public transit conference and bus roadeo

Friday, June 21, 2024
CAMBUS staff attended the annual IPTA state conference and bus roadeo June 5 – 8 in Ames hosted by CyRide. The conference provides an opportunity for public transportation leaders to connect and attend various training sessions.
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Construction begins on new road connecting Newton Road to UI Health Care university campus

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Construction of a new road connecting Newton Road to the University of Iowa Health Care university campus is underway. The project will be completed in phases with changes to traffic patterns, pedestrian detours, and bus stop closures.
2024 support person of the year John Underwood poses with his award

John Underwood recognized as 2024 CAMBUS Support Person of the Year

Thursday, June 13, 2024
University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes John Underwood as the 2024 Support Person of the Year. The award was established by CAMBUS in 2019 to recognize the support staff who serve in behind-the-scenes roles to keep the transit system operating smoothly.
2024 driver of the year AbiJo Peet poses with her award

AbiJo Peet recognized as 2024 CAMBUS Driver of the Year

Thursday, June 13, 2024
University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes AbiJo Peet as the 2024 Driver of the Year. Transit service providers across Iowa each nominate an employee annually to be honored by the Iowa Public Transit Association (IPTA) for their commitment to providing safe and friendly service.
CAMBUS student employees participating in the 2024 bus roadeo

CAMBUS Roadeo 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
The annual bus roadeo is a friendly competition amongst CAMBUS student staff that tests their driving skills in a ten-part obstacle course.
SEOY 2024 winners

CAMBUS' McKnight and Woodley earn Student Employee of the Year awards

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
CAMBUS recognizes two outstanding employees – Cameron McKnight and Rachel Woodley – by nominating them for the 2024 UI Student Employee of the Year award.
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Transit Employee Appreciation: CAMBUS thanks student employees for their hard work

Monday, March 18, 2024
The week of March 18, 2024, UI CAMBUS is recognizing its student employees for their commitment to providing safe and reliable transportation.
An ad for UI Rideshare showing students gathered on the Pentacrest with the caption "find your travel buddy"

Spring break transportation resources

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Learn more about our top 3 spring break transit resources for the campus community. Find a ride back home with UI Rideshare. Taking a staycation? Navigate campus by bike or take a late night ride with the CAMBUS on-demand shuttle.
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Public Transportation: a historical look at Cambus, Iowa City's original free bus service

Monday, February 26, 2024
'From the Front Row' podcast interviews Dr. Ken Anderson about the creation of CAMBUS and it's relation to public health.