Content Tagged with: transportation

RTA offers two ways for UCR community to ride the bus

UC Riverside students, staff, and faculty members can once again use their R’Card to ride Riverside Transit Agency buses. Riders can simply swipe their campus identification card at the electronic fare box when boarding. They can also use the agency’s Go Mobile app to activate a pass on their smartphone. Learn how to activate your pass here . For...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR employees can ride Metrolink for free

UC Riverside employees who live in the Inland Empire will be able to ride Metrolink for free as part of a new promotion. IE Commuter is working with UCR Transportation Services to test out the program, which is expected to have a wider launch next year. IE Commuter is funded by the Riverside County Transportation Commission and San Bernardino...

By Imran Ghori |

New bus service increases campus accessibility

A new Riverside Transit Agency bus route is making it easier to get to and around UC Riverside. RTA launched Route 56 on Jan. 8 , restoring service between the Hunter Park Metrolink station and campus that had been cut a few years ago due to the pandemic. The new route benefits the campus in several ways. Commuters on the Metrolink Perris Valley...

By Imran Ghori |

Taking the scenic route

Riding a bicycle to work comes naturally to Boris Baer and his wife Barbara Baer-Imhoof, both researchers at UC Riverside’s Center for Integrative Bee Research, or CIBER. The couple are originally from Switzerland where they never owned a car. Later, when they moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, and then Perth, Australia, they commuted regularly by bike...

By Imran Ghori |

Bus shelters upgraded near campus

Riverside Transit Agency has installed new bus shelters and bays near UC Riverside that will ease travel for campus commuters. Six new bus bays and shelters were constructed on Canyon Crest Drive near Bannockburn Village, giving riders more space to board four bus routes. The stops had benches before but no bays or shelters prior to the project...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR named a Bicycle Friendly University

UC Riverside has been named a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists in recognition of its promotion of safe, accessible bicycling on campus. The league, a national grassroots organization, announced UCR’s certification Feb. 18 following an application process. The campus is among 38 colleges and universities to join the...

By Imran Ghori |

UC Riverside engineers receive award from Society of Automotive Engineers

UC Riverside group won the New Methods and Tools award for its project, “Development of Fractional Cabin Air Recirculation System"

By Holly Ober |