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Bicycle Friendly status awarded to University of Iowa, 2017 - 2021 November 9, 2017 The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Iowa for the second time with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award. The University of Iowa is the only university in Iowa to earn the Bicycle Friendly University designation. With the announcement of 46 new and renewing BFUs, the... Continue Reading
Published On: November 10, 2017
UI RideShare Network celebrates first birthday October 20, 2017 Commuter Program celebrated the first birthday of the UI Rideshare Network on Friday, October 20. Just over 950 members joined during the first year and 9,500 requests were made to “find match”. In the past 30 days, 53 new accounts were created and 642 “find match” requests were made. The program is a tool that adds to our existing... Continue Reading
Published On: October 31, 2017
Call-In Program improved for employee parking permits October 25, 2017   University of Iowa Parking Services offers a courtesy program for permit holders who forgot to display their parking permit – the “Call-In” program. Thanks to an update and collaboration with university Information Technology Services, permit holders can now easily use an online application to submit a call-in to our... Continue Reading
Published On: October 25, 2017
Iowa City seeks upgrade of its Bike Friendly Community status September 26, 2017 The League of American Bicyclists is currently reviewing the Iowa City application to renew its "Bike Friendly Community" status. Currently designated as silver, the city is hoping to achieve gold status. Community members are asked to participate in a brief online survey to better understand local bicyclists'... Continue Reading
Published On: September 26, 2017
CAMBUS expands academic weekend service hours August 16, 2017   CAMBUS will expand Academic Weekend service beginning Saturday, August 19. The mix of fixed-route services will now operate between 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. An Interdorm Route has been added to Weekend Academic service and operates between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.... Continue Reading
Published On: August 16, 2017
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... Continue Reading
Published On: June 20, 2017
CAMBUS Driver of the Year 2016-2017 June 9, 2017   CAMBUS announces Josh W. as the CAMBUS Driver of the Year 2016 – 2017. The award was received from the Iowa Public Transit Administration. In the nomination CAMBUS supervisors and management stated, “Josh has exceeded all attendance and work place expectations while having no preventable accidents. We thank Josh for setting a high bar for... Continue Reading
Published On: June 09, 2017
Commuter Programs announces new Davenport van pool June 1, 2017 University of Iowa's Parking and Transportation Department announces a new van pool serving Davenport commuters. The "Davenport 5 Mini-Van" work hours are 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m and full-van rate is $115 per month. To join a van pool or to help start a new van pool visit "My Van Pool" to sign up. My Van Pool is located under the... Continue Reading
Published On: June 06, 2017
University of Iowa launches mobile parking app May 15, 2017   University of Iowa and the City of Iowa City rolled out a mobile payment option on May 15, 2017 to allow drivers to pay for parking using smartphones, tablets or any other electronic device. “This is a win-win,” says Jim Sayre, associate director of UI Parking and Transportation. “Not only... Continue Reading
Published On: May 16, 2017
Heavy traffic and CAMBUS delays possible during graduation May 10, 2017 Multiple commencement ceremonies will take place at Hancher Auditorium and Carver-Hawkeye Area Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 14, 2017. Detailed information regarding ceremonies can be found on the Office of the Registrar's website... Continue Reading
Published On: May 10, 2017