Archive for June 2009

CART numbers break records with Dump the Pump

From The Norman Transcript: Cleveland Area Rapid Transit transported a record number of passengers Thursday in the public transportation system’s Dump the Pump initiative. CART increased its average daily ridership by 88 percent, transporting 2,333 passengers and eclipsing the 2,239 mark from Dump the Pump 2008, CART spokesperson Kris Glenn said in an e-mail. The […]

Norman residents try out mass transit and are pleased

From The Norman Transcript: Norman residents responded to the newspaper ads and posters around town by riding the bus. “It’s very convenient, and I like that they have the free ride day today, ’cause it introduces more people to the bus routes,” said Floreta Buzzell, who moved to Norman about two weeks ago. She saw […]

Dump the pump! Ride the bus!

Get ready to rock & roll on June 18 as CART is encouraging Norman to get out of their cars to ride the bus for Dump the Pump 2009. The event will include free bus fare all day and a free t-shirt to riders (while supplies last), entertainment on the buses arranged by NSN, as […]

Rail transit threatened in OKC

commercial trash missing from Norman recycling programs

From Voices of Oklahoma: Norman residents have shown they care what happens to their trash. Seventy-two percent of Normanites voted for curbside recycling, and the percentage of participating households  has been unusually high since the program began last year. However, a large gap remains in the waste being recycled in Norman. While businesses are able […]