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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Chris Boyan, Transportation Services interim director, discusses parking options and fees.

GPSA discusses transportation issues

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2021

The Graduate and Professional Student Association voted during a Monday night meeting to appoint Priyanka Upadhyaya as the senator-at large for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences.  The...

Commuters must leave on-campus parking lots by 1 p.m. Nov. 19 for the Friday night home game.

WSU asks commuters to park off campus for Friday night football home game

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

WSU is asking students, faculty and staff to plan ahead and park off campus after 1 p.m. Nov. 19 because of the Friday night football home game.  WSU will offer free park-and-rides for people who park...

Pullman School Districts shortage is a product of the ongoing pandemic, said Joe Thornton, PSD director of operations.

School district, Pullman Transit experience bus driver shortage

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

Both Pullman Transit and the Pullman School District are experiencing a shortage of bus drivers, causing more work for other drivers and dispatchers. The school district's shortage is a product of the...

If everything goes according to plan, then the electric buses will be on the road by the time school starts.

Pullman Transit to become more sustainable

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter July 8, 2021

Pullman Transit received two electric buses on June 30, helping to cut costs and be more sustainable.  Extensive research was done regarding the vehicles’ cost, projected maintenance and the efficiency...

The third electric bus is expected to arrive in Pullman in 18 months.

City of Pullman to add third electric bus to transit system

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter May 23, 2021

Pullman Transit expects to receive two electric buses in June and a third next year with help from federal funding.  The Washington State Department of Transportation notified Pullman city...

Annual sales tax revenue decreased from 2020 because of the cancellation of certain events like WSU football games, Mom’s Weekend and graduation, said Mike Urban, Pullman city director of finance & administrative services. Typically those events generate about $300,000.

City administrator gives financial overview 

KIARA DOYAL April 20, 2021

The City of Pullman and League of Women Voters of Pullman discussed how COVID-19 impacted city finances for the year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. “Having to live through a time of all of these...

The third electric bus is expected to arrive in Pullman in 18 months.

Pullman Transit releases limited schedule

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter August 23, 2020

Students who use Pullman Transit will follow a new route schedule starting Aug. 24, but the schedule may be subject to changes because of COVID-19 restrictions. The plan is to start the semester with...

WSU parking is too expensive and overcrowded, necessitating some kind of new system to ensure everyone has a parking space.

OPINION: Restructure WSU parking

SARAH DANIELS July 14, 2020

As a commuting college student, I can’t help but hear and feel WSU students' frustration at the cost of WSU parking permits. There is certainly a lot of — I believe — understandable animosity toward...

Pullman Transit is limiting the amount of passengers allowed on buses to 10-12. Passengers must also sit only in designated areas.

Pullman Transit releases safety rules to be implemented Monday

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 2, 2020

Pullman Transit announced new rules promoting social distancing that will take effect July 6. Buses will be limited to 10 passengers, according to a document listing the new guidelines. In cases where...

Councilmember Al Sorenson asked whether the monitoring and video surveillance system has failed. His question was answered with an affirmative.

City council plans for bus surveillance improvements, in-person meetings

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter June 24, 2020

The Pullman City Council rejected a bid 6-1 that would resurface streets near Pioneer Hill because the bid did not satisfy requirements to hire more construction firms owned by members of underserved communities...

Pullman Transit driver Tabitha Ries is a part of the bus washing crew and is required to scrub everything in the bus from the walls to the ceilings. “It was really an intense five-hour shift for sure because there’s a lot of scrubbing, Ries said.

Pullman Transit works with COVID-19 impact

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 6, 2020

The Coug B Express route is usually full in the morning.  On March 23, Tabitha Ries, Pullman Transit driver, only had a total of 36 passengers during her eight-hour shift. “It’s super strange,”...

Pullman Transit adjusts routes to comply with state order

Pullman Transit adjusts routes to comply with state order

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter March 31, 2020

Pullman Transit will adjust routes until May because fewer people are riding buses. According to the press release, the Crimson Express and Gray Express routes will continue to operate with one less...

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