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Pentacrest Route changes set to begin January 14, 2019 to improve evening service reliability  January 4, 2019 Following a review of service data, CAMBUS is announcing a schedule change for the Pentacrest Route during the peak evening commute. The Pentacrest Route, due to persistent downtown congestion between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., is frequently unable to maintain its posted schedule. The change... Continue Reading
Published On: January 04, 2019
Parking and Transportation congratulates student employees graduating Fall 2018 December 14, 2018 The Parking and Transportation congratulates all University of Iowa students graduating at the end of the Fall 2018 semester. Parking and Transportation employs over 300 students and the services we provide are dependent upon their efforts.... Continue Reading
Published On: December 14, 2018
Pay-in-lane machines implemented in cashiered parking facilities at University of Iowa December 4, 2018 Parking and Transportation has been implementing new technology in University of Iowa parking facilities in recent years to increase facility efficiency,... Continue Reading
Published On: December 03, 2018
Program highlights, charts and details of the van pool program sine 1978
University of Iowa Employee Van Pool service celebrates 40 years October 1, 2018 The Employee Van Pool program, managed by the University of Iowa's Parking and Transportation Department, is proud to celebrate its 40th year of service. Established in 1978 following... Continue Reading
Published On: December 03, 2018
New Bongo application released for compatibility November 15, 2018 A new Bongo update was released on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The Bongo application was either recreated or updated to be compatible with the latest Android and Apple operating systems. In addition, the application has been given a visual update. Details about steps to update each operating systems are listed below.  Android... Continue Reading
Published On: November 15, 2018
Airport transportation pilot program begins second year November 1, 2018 The University of Iowa Student Government launched an airport transportation pilot program during the 2018 fiscal year. Designed to provide convenient and low-cost transportation for students to the Eastern Iowa Airport prior to the academic breaks, the program will continue to evolve as it begins its second year.  For... Continue Reading
Published On: November 01, 2018
CAMBUS routes and schedules integrated into Google Maps October 2, 2018 If you have ever thought public transit is confusing, we have good news. Step-by-step direction are just a few clicks away. CAMBUS transit routes and schedules are now integrated with Google Maps. Input a starting location, end destination, and desired arrival time,... Continue Reading
Published On: October 02, 2018
380Express Bus Service set to Launch October 1, 2018 September 25, 2018 The East Central Iowa Council of Governments, in partnership with the Iowa DOT, announced the launch of a new intercity express bus service that will offer travel between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. The service is meant to offer an easy, safe, convenient, and stress free alternative for traveling the 380... Continue Reading
Published On: September 25, 2018
CAMBUS to restore regular Red and Blue Route service August 30, 2018 The City of Iowa City announced on Thursday, August 30 that the new Park Road Bridge will open to all vehicles and pedestrians at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept 1 2018. Vehicles will have access to two westbound lanes, and one eastbound lane on the bridge until work is completed later this fall... Continue Reading
Published On: August 30, 2018
CAMBUS honors Camille M. with IPTA Driver of the Year award August 8, 2018 CAMBUS announces Camille M. as the CAMBUS Driver of the Year 2017 – 2018. The Iowa Public Transit Association award honors transit drivers across the state who are committed to providing safe and friendly service. The award was received at the IPTA annual summer conference. Details about the award can be... Continue Reading
Published On: August 08, 2018