Iowa DOT honors public transit systems
June 7, 2017
Each year the Iowa Department of Transportation recognizes one regional and one urban transit system for improvements in ridership and cost management. The University of Iowa’s transit system CAMBUS won Most Improved Urban Transit System of the Year. The Iowa DOT awarded CAMBUS for conducting a large service expansion while maintaining effective cost controls.
"Our employees know they play an important role on our campus and this acknowledgement is a great compliment of their commitment to providing
safe, quality service," said Brian McClatchey, CAMBUS manager.
Region 10's East Central Iowa Council of Governments (ECICOG) regional transit system system in Cedar Rapids won the Most Improved Regional Transit System of the Year. Additional detail are available online via the Iowa DOT press release.
CAMBUS is the University of Iowa’s student operated, no fare public transit system that provides fixed-route service throughout campus and demand-response paratransit services for qualifying persons. CAMBUS works in collaboration with other Parking and Transportation Department units to provide and support access and mobility for students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors. For more information about our services visit https://transportation.uiowa.edu/ or call (319) 335-8633.