CityBus will provide transportation services for the 2019 Feast of the Hunters’ Moon on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6.
CityBus of Greater Lafayette received funding from the Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund on July 23. The organization will use the $182,849 grant to partially fund the acquisition of four compressed natural gas-powered buses.
CityBus will hold two public hearings to discuss changes to routes 1B and 4B and to let community members offer feedback. These hearings will take place on Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, July 13.
CityBus received an award from the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition for its efforts in converting from traditional fuel sources such as diesel to hybrid-electric diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG).
While winter has been fairly mild, temperatures are expected to enter the sub-freezing range for the next several days. Due to the cancellation of Purdue classes, some campus loop service will be reduced.
A number of upgrades to the CityBus mobile app will go into effect on Monday, Jan. 21, including enhancements to the Favorites and Route Map features.
Beginning Wednesday, January 2, CityBus will launch a new route that will serve new areas of Concord Road, Veterans Memorial Parkway and the Wabash National Corporation south plant.
As part of its 2019-2025 Strategic Plan, CityBus is considering a number of schedule and route improvements. The agency will invest approximately $750,000 annually in new service.
CityBus will present the Strategic Plan at two upcoming public open houses. Members of the community are invited to attend and provide feedback. Information will be shared through an online survey that can be found at http://bit.ly/CityBus-Plan2025.
The full details of the plan can be found here.
CityBus is rolling out MyCityBus, a new GPS-based bus location mobile application that will provide real-time information, news, and route-specific alerts.
CityBus partnered with students from Purdue University to bring new life to the rain gardens at the CityBus Center and improve the health of the Wabash River.