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CAMBUS is hiring! Newly hired student employees can earn up to $1,000 in incentive payments after reaching milestones in the hiring process. Become a driver and experience a fun job where employees meet fellow students and serve the university community.

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Sustainable Transportation

Make your commute more sustainable

University students, faculty, and staff between 2016 and 2020 saved more than 1.4 million gallons of fuel by choosing to not drive alone.

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Parking system improved with LPR technology

LPR increases parking efficiency, provides convenience for permit holders, and greatly reduces the amount of material waste.  

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News and features

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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.
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UI seeks permission to plan second west side parking ramp

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
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UI CAMBUS tech upgrades offer better rider predictions and more

Friday, January 19, 2024
CAMBUS riders are now seeing more accurate bus locations in the Transit mobile app, thanks to upgraded GPS equipment and cellular technology.
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CAMBUS scholarship awarded to recipients for spring 2024

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
CAMBUS Scholarships have been awarded to five student employees for the spring 2024 semester.
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Parking Lot 14 has reopened in a new location

Thursday, December 14, 2023
The new Parking Lot 14 is located north of Melrose Avenue just east of the previous lot and is ready for public use.
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CAMBUS service for winter break 2023-24

Monday, December 11, 2023
CAMBUS will operate break service Saturday, Dec. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 14. Academic service resumes Monday, Jan. 15, 2023. CAMBUS will operate academic weekend schedules on Monday, Jan. 15 due to the university holiday.

New EV charging rate to begin in 2024 following implementation of state tax

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Starting January of 2024, UI Parking and Transportation will charge a rate of $0.16 per kWh for the use of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on campus. This decision is in response to the State of Iowa passing the Electric Fuel Excise Tax, which taxes electricity used to charge EVs.
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Parking and Transportation relaunches UI Rideshare just in time for winter break

Wednesday, November 22, 2023
If you are looking for a ride back home, the newly revived UI Rideshare can help connect you with a fellow student going in the same direction.
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CAMBUS service for 2023 Fall Break

Thursday, November 9, 2023
CAMBUS will operate break service Saturday, Nov. 18 through Saturday, Nov. 25.