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The Associated Students Alternative Transportation Office is holding a late-night shuttle open forum at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Viking Union Room 552.

The Happy Valley area south of Western’s campus is one of the heaviest student-populated areas off-campus in Bellingham. It…

Whatcom Transportation Authority is now “test driving” an all-electric bus, on loan from BYD Motors Inc.  The public is invited to ride the electric bus on one of WTA’s regular routes.  All rides are free on the electric bus.

The bus will be on Western…

Western Washington University employees who participated in the Smart Trips Fall Prize Campaign by making two or more walking, bicycling, ridesharing or bus trips between Sept. 14 and 27 may want to pay attention to the prize drawing Monday, Oct. 6.

To be eligible for the prize…

The Bellingham City Council has approved the permanent restriction of vehicular traffic on High Street through a portion of campus. The restriction, which is for 24 hours per day and seven days per week, goes into effect immediately and will continue to be limited to the section of High Street…

Western Washington University employees who travel by some means other than driving alone may enter to win great fall prizes from Whatcom Smart Trips.

Smart Trips is teaming up with Western and other local employers to promote walking, bicycling, sharing rides and riding the bus.…

Construction alert:

The southbound lane of South College Drive will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. A “boom truck” needs access to the new score board at Harrington Field. The road closure will not affect…

During the break between summer and fall quarters, vehicles displaying a valid summer or annual permit or a valid after-hours permit may be parked in the following lots: 5G, 7G, 11G, 12A, C, 14G, 17G, 19G, 22G, 24G, 30G, 32G, 33G and all R lots.

Permits are not valid in metered, reserved…

More people per capita bicycle to work in Bellingham than in Seattle. Officials expect even more bicyclists on the street after the City Council approves a new master plan with more than $20 million in bike-friendly road projects.

"Bellingham already has one…

The contractor for the Nash Hall renovation project will position a concrete truck and pump truck on the southbound lane of High Street at 7:30 am Wednesday morning, Aug. 13, at the Nash Hall turnaround.

Workers will place concrete footings for the north stair tower seismic improvements.…

Emergency repairs to the compromised utility line on High Street are nearing completion.

As announced this past week, one lane of High Street will reopen Tuesday, July 29. However, on Wednesday, July 30, High Street will be closed to expedite extensive paving that will complete the…

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