CU-Boulder Prepares For Possible Bus Service Interruption To Campus

March 30, 2006

The University of Colorado at Boulder is making preparations to accommodate the approximately 10,000 students, faculty and staff who use Regional Transportation District bus service in the event of a vote to strike by transit workers on Sunday night.

In the event of a strike, some buses serving the campus will continue to operate and others will not. Special parking and shuttle arrangements will be made. All pertinent information and a map are posted on the CU-Boulder Parking and Transportation Services' Web site at ucbparking.colorado.edu/.

In the event of a strike, Parking and Transportation Services will provide information at (303) 492-7384 -- press one for RTD strike information. Information also will be made available in a recorded message on the CU-Boulder public information line at (303) 492-5500.

Information from RTD will be posted at www.rtd-denver.com or available by calling (303) 299-6000.

Parking on campus is limited and there is no way to accommodate all of the extra vehicles if everyone were to drive in the event of a strike, transportation officials said. Suggested alternatives are provided on the Parking and Transportation Services' Web site.

CU-Boulder held its spring break the week of March 27-31 and campus offices will be closed on Friday, March 31. Classes will resume on Monday, April 3.

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