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Huskie Safe Line
It’s safe to say it’s even easier to get around campus this fall thanks to the Huskie Safe Line. Students asked, and NIU answered with some enhancements to the free NIU shuttle ride service that operates from 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. after the HuskieLine bus services end for the evening. “We made the changes...
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Everything from running errands to planning road trips is about to get much easier for NIU students who don’t own a car. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, NIU will join the list of more than 350 universities across North America that offer access to the leading on-demand car sharing service, Zipcar. The program allows members to...
A Huskie Bus in winter
Joe Frascello, director of mass transit for the NIU Student Association and chairman of the Mass Transit Board, has announced additional Huskie buses to supplement routes made congested by winter weather. Frascello made the changes after consulting with officials inside and outside the Student Association to utilize funds saved by route changes during the fall...
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NIU’s Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities has good news for campus community persons with disabilities who want to attend this weekend’s Corn Fest activities in downtown DeKalb. TransVAC is offering free rides Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1, to the elderly and those persons with disabilities. To be placed on the routing list,...
Huskie Bus
Due to popular demand, Route 5 of the Huskie Line bus system will revert today to the previous route. The NIU Student Association recently announced new Huskie Bus routes for the fall semester and onward, including Route 5. But many students already have contacted the Student Association about the difficulty going between the Eco Park...
The NIU Student Association has announced new Huskie Bus routes for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2013) and onward. New routes will be operating as of the first day of classes: Monday, Aug. 26. Route 1: Academic/Campus (1L & 1R) Route 2: Residence Halls (2L & 2R) Route 3: Greek Row Route 4: Twombly/Greek Row...
Photo of an NIU bus parked outside Altgled Hall
In May, the NIU baseball team enjoyed access to Wi-Fi on the bus to the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Ohio. Information Technology Services and NIU Transportation worked together to conduct a trial run of the service. The students could connect to the Internet to attend to coursework, check email and view multimedia at broadband speeds....
Bill Finucane
NIU Transportation and the Division of Finance & Facilities are hosting a farewell reception Tuesday, June 11, for Bill Finucane. The event takes place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall Room 315 (the Board of Trustees Room). Remarks are planned at 3 p.m. All are welcome. Finucane, longtime manager of the transportation department,...