A CyRide bus waits at a stop on Iowa State University's campus
February 24, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CSTA CyRide bus waits at a stop on Feb. 17 on Iowa State University's campus in Ames, Iowa. A group of Columbia officials and MU students visited the city to learn more about the public transit system there, in hopes of incorporating some of the elements into Columbia's system. One of Mayor Bob McDavid's biggest goals is to foster a sense of student engagement and university and city collaboration in the process of improving public transportation.
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