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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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UI CAMBUS increases starting pay, hiring bonus incentive for new student hires

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Disruptions due to the pandemic and Iowa DOT appointment wait times have caused on-going staffing shortages at CAMBUS. Newly hired CAMBUS student are eligible for a $1,000 hiring incentive bonus after meeting milestones in the hiring process. As of August 21, 2022, the starting wage has increased to $17.50/hour with raises every 6 months.
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UI transitions mobile parking payments to ParkMobile app

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Mobile payment for parking on the University of Iowa campus is transitioning to a new service provider – ParkMobile. Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, parking users will make payment via ParkMobile for university mobile parking zones. The service offers a convenient way to find and pay for parking using any mobile device.
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University of Iowa partnering with Bike Index for improved bicycle registration service

Monday, August 1, 2022
To better serve the campus and assist with stolen bicycle recovery, the University of Iowa has partnered with Bike Index – a national registry of bicycles. The registry is a database that police departments and authorities can access to help identify and return bicycles to their owners.
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Iowa Magazine: Alumni Share CAMBUS Memories Ahead of Homecoming Reunion

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
In honor of CAMBUS’s 50th anniversary and upcoming homecoming reunion, Iowa Magazine has shared a few memorable moments from its long ride.
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CAMBUS recognizes five recipients of the CAMBUS Scholarship for fall 2022

Thursday, July 14, 2022
CAMBUS Scholarships have been awarded to five student employees for the fall 2022 semester: Kristina Dibert, Alyson Holevoet, Miguel Jacobo, Jacob Pingel, and Darshaun Smith.
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UI CAMBUS driver Ben Koch takes second place in state bus driving competition

Monday, July 11, 2022
On Saturday, July 9, CAMBUS drivers Ben Koch and Neil Smithson participated in the Iowa Public Transit Association’s state “bus roadeo”. Koch placed second in the large bus division, the first time a CAMBUS driver has placed at the state competition in some years.
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Going the extra mile with the UI’s automotive service professionals

Thursday, June 30, 2022
In June as part of Automotive Service Professionals Month, the Parking and Transportation department is recognizing the important work of the nine full-time and 11 part-time student staff that maintain and repair the university’s fleet of buses and vehicles.
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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.

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.