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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 24, 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 21, 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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

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,

Pullman Transit works with COVID-19 impact

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief 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,”...

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...

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