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Monday, September 22, 2014

Tim Akers

OUT gets new routes, modifications for fall

The Oxford Transit Commission approved the new route map for the Oxford-University Transit system that includes three new routes. Two of the new routes will allow students and staff at the University of Mississippi to park in off-campus lots and shuttle onto campus. (July 12, 2012, Page 1)

Paid parking meeting planned

As the city moves forward with implementing a paid parking system, city officials want the public to understand it’s not about making money but to manage parking. At 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, the Board of Aldermen will be holding a public hearing to allow Standard Parking to present its recommendations, show off the equipment proposed to be used for the paid parking system and answer questions from the public. (May 10, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Changes made to bus routes

New student housing complexes may require some changes to OUT bus routes. The Red Route will change this summer thanks to the new Molly Barr Trails apartments. Read today’s EAGLE for more information. (April 12, 2012, Page 1)

Bus service may expand

With enrollment at record highs, the University of Mississippi is willing to pay for more Oxford-University Transit buses to help shuttle poeple back and forth to outlining parking lots. (March 15, 2012, Page 1)

City: Annex request has merits

Oxford Board of Alderman are considering whether or not to fight an annexation request by property owners hoping to sell 160 acres to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi to use for its new regional hospital. (February 22, 2012, Page 1)

City officials to seek funds for pedestrian bridge, tennis courts

The Oxford Board of Aldermen gave the go-ahead to city officials to take the next steps toward a new pedestrian bridge over Highway 6 from the Old Taylor Road exit and the expansion of 12 new tennis courts. (January 4, 2012, Page 2)

Death sparks new focus on bike safety

The city is focusing in on bike safety and enforcement after the recent loss of 27-year-old cyclist Kevser Ermin. The city named November Bike Safety Awareness Month. (November 3, 2011, Page 1)

Katrina units allowed in city

With the moratorium set to expire Sept. 21, the city Oxford Planning Commission approved changes to the city ordinances to allow the structures. (September 13, 2011, Page 1)

Planners OK storage project

The Oxford Planning Commission approved demolition of storage units and a larger unit to be built off of Jackson Avenue at this month’s meeting. (July 13, 2011, Page 3)

Weeding out unkempt lawns

A public hearing will be held on July 19 on a change in the weed ordinance that clarifies the process. (July 12, 2011, Page 1)

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