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Railcar jeopardy threatens environment, economy

    PULLMAN – Privately owned railway freight cars reduce the environmental impact of shipping, but a recent report finds owners may not be making enough to justify their continued investment in the cars.   Casavant “Economic and Environmental Benefits of Private Railcars in North America,” was jointly authored by Ken Casavant, professor of economics and […]

Fines assessed for drop-offs on pedestrian malls

WSU pedestrian mall areas have been expanded, and drivers are reminded that unauthorized vehicles can be fined for driving in the areas, even to drop off passengers.   Library Road pedestrian mall has been extended north to the old Bookie building. Wilson Road from Stadium Way to the CUB has been converted to a pedestrian […]

WSU parking permit renewal online

      PULLMAN – WSU Parking and Transportation Services will be offering annual campus parking permit renewals for 2008/2009 on the Web. Eligible annual permit holders will be contacted via a MyWSU portal notice and a post card mailing that will direct them to the WSU Parking and Transportation Web site for the renewal, which […]

Wheatland commuter charges nonstudents

PULLMAN — Wheatland Express bus service between Pullman and Moscow will no longer be free, starting Nov. 1,  for WSU and University of Idaho faculty and staff.  Students with valid identification will continue riding the shuttle for free. A book of 40 ride tickets will be available for purchase from either WSU or UI for $40.  The […]

Forum scheduled on survival of local bus service

The Moscow Civic Association is sponsoring a free public forum at the 1912 Building in Moscow at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, about Moscow/Pullman public transportation issues, including the survival of the existing Wheatland Express bus service between the communities. A six-person panel will discuss the issues and then respond to questions from the […]

Parking permit renewal service moves online

Parking and Transportation Services at WSU Pullman will launch a webpage later this month allowing faculty, staff and students to renew their 2006-07 campus parking permits online. Eligible annual permit holders will be contacted via the MyWSU portal and a post card mailing that will direct them to the Parking and Transportation website, http://www.wsu.edu/parking, where […]

Parking task force to consider Spokane Street changes

The Washington State University Parking and Transportation Task Force is inviting comments on a plan to improve pedestrian safety and transit access on the Pullman campus that would eliminate some parking spaces on Spokane Street between College Avenue and Campus Street.As more pedestrians use the central campus area, increased north/south vehicle traffic is using Spokane […]