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Public meetings scheduled on proposed changes to WeGo Public Transit

Jun. 4, 2019—WeGo Public Transit is hosting a series of meetings to record public feedback about proposed strategic service reductions for the upcoming fiscal year. These changes would impact several routes that serve the Vanderbilt University area.

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Vanderbilt University receives $4.5M grant, will match to help fund MoveVU mobility plan

Nov. 7, 2018—MoveVU, Vanderbilt's mobility strategy for faculty, staff and students, has a received a major boost from a $4.5 million federal grant, which the university will match.

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Bike Too VU initiative sets Bike to Vanderbilt Day for May 2

Apr. 19, 2018—Bike Too VU is a Vanderbilt group working to establish a bike commuting mentoring program among faculty, staff, employees and students on campus, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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‘Public transportation and the Vanderbilt community’ topic of talk April 11

Apr. 9, 2018—Vanderbilt students and members of the Nashville Metro Transit Authority will discuss how to utilize the free MTA bus system from campus to key places in Nashville. Students will gain valuable insight to navigating a major city while reducing their carbon footprint and saving money.

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Celebrate Zero Emissions Day and World Car Free Day

Sep. 20, 2017—Celebrate Zero Emissions Day Sept. 21 and World Car Free Day Sept. 22 by reducing your environmental footprint.

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Did you take the bus Friday?

Apr. 7, 2017—Take the Bus to Work Day was kicked off by a chilly but beautiful morning Friday, April 7.

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RTA bus, Music City Star train tickets on sale in new location

Sep. 22, 2016—Beginning Sept. 26, tickets for RTA express buses and the Music City Star commuter train will be available for purchase over the counter at the Sarratt Student Center box office.

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Vanderbilt awarded 2016 Sustainable Transportation Award

May. 26, 2016—Vanderbilt University is recipient of the 2016 Sustainable Transportation Award, presented jointly by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

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Your input requested about Nashville sidewalks and bikeways

Apr. 7, 2016—Mayor Megan Barry and Metro Public Works are reaching out to the Vanderbilt community and the Nashville public for input about Metro's Strategic Plan for Sidewalks and Bikeways, also known as "WalknBike."

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Vehicle registration now open for University Central, School of Nursing

Aug. 8, 2014—Online vehicle registration opens Aug. 11 for University Central and School of Nursing faculty and staff.

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‘Dump the pump’ June 19 and save money by riding public transit

Jun. 12, 2014—Celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 19, by taking public transportation, such as an MTA bus or the Music City Star commuter train.

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Celebrate public transportation with ‘We Ride the Bus’ effort June 12

Jun. 11, 2014—The Nashville Mayor’s Office is inviting those who ride MTA buses to snap a “selfie” as they board a bus on June 12 and post the image to Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #WeRidetheBus. The effort is to celebrate and promote the use of public transportation in Nashville. Bus riders are encouraged to label...

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