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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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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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CAMBUS service for summer 2023

Monday, May 8, 2023
CAMBUS will operate summer service Saturday, May 13, 2023 through Friday, August 18, 2023. During summer, some routes will have decreased service or will not operate due to different campus needs, decreased demand, and available staffing.
Bike Index

Alternative Transportation Breakfast to be hosted May 17

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
The Engineering Staff Advisory Council is hosting an Alternative Transportation Breakfast on Wednesday, May 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. , near the bike parking outside the Seamans Center.
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7 projects that may affect your campus commute

Friday, April 14, 2023
Here are seven ongoing or upcoming projects that may affect travel around town. Remember to use caution when driving or walking near the construction area and allow extra time to reach your destination.
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CAMBUS awarded funds from the Iowa Entry Level Driver Training Program

Thursday, April 13, 2023
On March 30, Iowa Workforce Development announced UI CAMBUS, among others, was awarded funds from the Iowa Entry-Level Driver Training Program (ELDT).
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Cambus Now app adds Bionic Bus services

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
The University of Iowa’s door-to-door, demand-response Bionic Bus service can now be scheduled on the free Cambus Now app.
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Transit Operator Appreciation: CAMBUS thanks student employees for their diligence as service grows

Friday, March 17, 2023
The week of March 20, 2023, UI CAMBUS is recognizing its student employees for their commitment to providing safe and reliable transportation.
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Finance and Operations Releases 2022 DEI Action Plan Review

Friday, January 27, 2023
University of Iowa Finance and Operations released the 2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan Review to highlight DEI work of the previous year.
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CAMBUS scholarship awarded to recipients for spring 2023

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
CAMBUS Scholarships have been awarded to five student employees for the spring 2023 semester: Rose Arrigoni, Shelby Mutter, Hannah Robinson, Chen-You Wu, and Mason Zaker.
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CAMBUS service reminder for 2022-2023 winter break

Friday, December 2, 2022
CAMBUS will operate break service Saturday, Dec. 17 through Sunday, Jan. 15. Academic service resumes Monday, Jan. 16, 2023.
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Service added on CAMBUS routes 31, 32, 41, 42 beginning Monday, Nov. 28

Monday, November 21, 2022
CAMBUS will be adding service during the morning to 31 Red Route and 32 Blue Route and during the evening to 41 Hawk Lot-Hospital and 42 Hawkeye-Pentacrest beginning Monday, Nov. 28.