Loyola has implemented a new shuttle tracking system that’ll allow students to see the location and estimated arrival times of intercampus shuttles and receive real-time travel alerts on their laptops and mobile devices.
An intercampus shuttle was involved in a minor accident this morning while transporting Loyola students to the Water Tower Campus (WTC). The shuttle sideswiped a utility truck.
The intercampus shuttle transports students to the two Metra stations on a once-a-day, one-way route Monday-Friday departing at 9:05 p.m. from the WTC. The ride lasts about 15 minutes and makes stops at Union Station on Canal Street and Ogilvie Station on Madison Street.
Two Loyola intercampus shuttle bus drivers have been terminated following an argument last week that ended with one driver in police custody, according to MV Transportation — the company which provides the university’s shuttle and 8-RIDE services.
After months of students’ complaining that the 8-Ride transportation service is inefficient, Campus Transportation developed 8-Ride Mobile, an online application to make scheduling rides with the service faster and more effective. 8-Ride Mobile was launched …