On Jan. 1, the Marguerite began operations under First Transit, which replaced TransDev as the shuttle system’s transportation service provider.
Stanford Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) launched a new virtual parking system at the beginning of this academic year, shifting the purchase of permits to an online platform. Formerly, the parking permit system required physical permits.
Free Caltrain passes are now available for some Stanford employees and graduate students.
New construction has generated graduate student concerns over parking availability and access.
Brian D. Shaw comes to Stanford as the new director of Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) after running parking and transportation programs at Emory, the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania for a combined 13 years.
Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) implemented several changes to the Marguerite shuttle lines on Oct. 6, some of them coinciding with a revised Caltrain timetable that went into effect Oct. 5.
Beginning March 1, the Stanford Marguerite shuttle system will undergo extensive changes intended to improve efficiency for its riders, make better use of its budget and decrease its environmental impact. Every line, except the Ardenwood Express and Menlo Park routes, will have adjusted times, stops or routes.
The ASSU Undergraduate Senate heard presentations Tuesday from Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) on proposed Marguerite changes and the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES). The Senate approved a bill creating the volunteer position of an economic policy consultant to serve the needs of the Senate Appropriations Committee.