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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Isaac Astill

OUT buses have record month

The Oxford-University Transit bus service had a record month with more than 110,000 people taking the bus in September. (October 10, 2013, Page 1)

City, UM try to find more parking

The city and university are working to get more game day parking and a new lot is being worked on off McElroy Drive that could house about 600 cars. (October 7, 2013, Page 1A)

Parking issues less than expected

City and university officials say most people took note of parking warnings and stayed clear of illegal parking with many using the city and university shuttles. Officials say they will review and tweak the policies as needed. (September 9, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Megabus pumps brakes on fall plans

Megabus won’t have a bus stop in Oxford come this fall, however, plans to make Oxford a stop between its future Memphis-New Orleans route are still being considered. (June 25, 2013, Page 1)

Ole Miss asks for bus help during game days

Due to the University of Mississippi removing all free parking from the campus on home, football games and charging $100 for a parking pass. (April 11, 2013, Page 1A)

Talks continue with Megabus

The folks at Megabus are still considering creating a stop at the University of Mississippi along its Memphis to New Orleans route, but no start date has been confirmed. (March 14, 2013, Page 2)

Buses to run later – earlier

Thanks to several department heads at the University of Mississippi digging into their budgets, two Oxford University Transit routes, the Brown and Green routes could begin running until 9:15 as early as need week. (February 14, 2013, Page 1)

Record set for bus riders

Thanks to two new park-and-ride routes implemented by the University of Mississippi for the Oxford-University Transit system, ridership numbers almost doubled in September. (October 15, 2012, Page 1A, 7A)

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