The Willimantic Regional Transit District (WRTD) began operations under changed routes last week, according to a recent press release.
These buses will have outlived their absolute maximum life span by 2020 and UConn will presumably be purchasing replacement buses — which should be electric buses, paid for by the grant. The grant also covers electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Accepting the $1.4 million is seemingly a no-brainer.
Two weeks after the University of Connecticut Transportation Services launched a new bus tracking cell phone application, students said they have seen an improvement in tracking abilities but still have some concerns.