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Pullman Transit releases limited schedule

Pullman Transit is limiting routes and the number of passengers allowed on on each bus.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 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 three express routes instead of six, said Pullman Transit Manager Wayne Thompson. The three express...

OPINION: Restructure WSU parking

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

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

July 15, 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 WSU Transportation Services and a lot of things are problematic. But there are a lot of things...

Pullman Transit releases safety rules to be implemented Monday

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

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

July 3, 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 family members or couples are traveling together, 12 passengers is the maximum. Passengers must sit in d...

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

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

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 to work on local projects.  The naysayer was councilmember Al Sorensen.  Before the...

Pullman Transit works with COVID-19 impact

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,

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 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,” Ries said. As the number of public transit passengers decrease over time, drivers lik...

Pullman Transit adjusts routes to comply with state order

Pullman Transit adjusts routes to comply with state order

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

April 1, 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 bus each, at 30-minute frequencies. The Coffee route will be suspended because some stops are shared by the Silver ...

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