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CAMBUS service alert: Routes detoured downtown due to Jazz Fest, July 1

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
University of Iowa CAMBUS routes will detour beginning at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 1 due to the Iowa City Jazz Festival. The detours will remain through the end of the night.
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CAMBUS drivers compete in 'bus roadeo' June 2022

Monday, June 27, 2022
On June 26, CAMBUS drivers competed in a “bus roadeo” - an obstacle course for buses. The CAMBUS annual bus roadeo is a friendly competition amongst student staff to test their driving skills in a ten-part obstacle course. Three student employees, Darshaun Smith, Neil Smithson, and Ben Koch, also qualified to move on to the state roadeo to compete against bus drivers from transit agencies across the state of Iowa.
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Iowa Magazine: Alumni Share CAMBUS Memories Ahead of Homecoming Reunion

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
In honor of CAMBUS’s 50th anniversary and upcoming homecoming reunion, Iowa Magazine has shared a few memorable moments from its long ride.

CAMBUS service alert: Routes 31, 54 detoured beginning Tuesday, June 21. Impacts to Lot 55 commuters.

Friday, June 17, 2022
Due to emergency road repair work on North Riverside Drive, CAMBUS routes 31 Red and 54 Hancher-Newton Road will detour beginning Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

New electric vehicle charging station installed at Parking Lot 21, Pappajohn Business Building

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Equipment that allows for easy access to electric vehicle (EV) charging on campus has been installed in Parking Lot 21, Pappajohn Business Building. This EV charging station is now available for use.
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Nichole Winter recognized as 2022 CAMBUS Support Person of the Year

Thursday, June 2, 2022
University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes Nichole Winter as the 2022 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 each day.
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Rose Arrigoni recognized as 2022 CAMBUS Driver of the Year

Thursday, June 2, 2022
University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes Rose Arrigoni as the 2022 Driver of the Year. Transit service providers across Iowa annually each nominate an employee to be honored by the Iowa Public Transit Association (IPTA) for their commitment to providing safe and friendly service.

CAMBUS service alert: Routes detoured downtown due to Arts Festival, June 2-3, 2022

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
University of Iowa CAMBUS routes will detour beginning noon Thursday, June 2 and remain on detour through Friday, June 3 due to the Iowa City Arts Festival.

CAMBUS service alert: Routes 41, 42 detoured due to construction at Hawkeye Campus beginning Monday, May 23

Friday, May 20, 2022
CAMBUS routes 41 Hawk Lot-Hospital and 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest will detour beginning Monday, May 23 due to road construction at the intersection of Prairie Meadow Drive and Hawkeye Park Road. Stops along Prairie Meadow Driver will be closed during the detour.

CAMBUS service alert: 33 South Campus Shuttle detour, stops closed as of Monday, May 16, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022
Due to utility work at the intersection of Madison Street and Prentiss Street, route 33 South Campus Shuttle will be on detour the week of May 16.