PTS in the News
UMN students discuss public transportation use post-COVID
MN Daily - April 14, 2023 - The COVID-19 pandemic caused Twin Cities public transit ridership to drastically decline and now, three years later, those numbers still have not returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Shared bike and scooter program to start in Minneapolis after city strikes new deal
Bring Me the News – April 11, 2023 - A little over a month since the Minneapolis Nice Ride bike and scooter program was suspended, the city said it's launching a new version of the shared program for 2023.
Failing at Safety: Three Times in Four Blocks
Streets blog - April 4, 2023 - As part of a one-car household, I drive a car sometimes.
UMN students react to Nice Ride discontinuation
MN Daily - April 3, 2023 - The Nice Ride bike share program in Minneapolis will be discontinued this spring, following the program’s sponsor, Blue Cross Blue Shield, announcing it would no longer provide funding.
Disability Awareness Month: resources, calls for reform
MN Daily - March 27, 2023 - March is National Disability Awareness Month, and two of the University’s resources are the Disability Resource Center (DRC), which provides accommodations and awareness of disabilities on campus, and the student-run Disabled Student Cultural Center (DSCC), which fosters an environment of inclusivity, according to the DRC and DSCC.
Gophers, Tommies to Open WCHA Tournament
GopherSports - February 23, 2023 - The No. 4/4 Golden Gopher women's hockey team (25-5-3) hosts St. Thomas (8-25-1) in the first round of the 2023 WCHA Tournament this weekend at Ridder Arena.
Spring Game Set for 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Huntington Bank Stadium
GopherSports – February 22, 2023 - The University of Minnesota football team will hold its annual spring game presented by Holiday Stationstores, part of the Circle K family at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Huntington Bank Stadium.
Four electric buses will hit University of Michigan’s campus next summer
Spartan Newsroom - February 10, 2023 - With plans for an all-electric bus fleet by 2035, the University of Michigan will introduce its first four electric buses in June.
Northrop reopens to public after nearly 3 weeks of repairs
MN Daily - February 1, 2023 - Northrop reopened to the public Monday after closing on Jan. 11 for repairs after a parapet wall failure.
Joffrey Ballet postpones Northrop performance after roof collapse
Star Tribune – January 17, 2023 - Performances by the Joffrey Ballet at the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium this weekend have been postponed after a partial roof collapse in the building last week.