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Huskie Safe Line

Huskie Safe Line

By Kierra Frazier | January 30, 2020

Stops added to Huskie Safe Line routes

By Northern Star staff | August 26, 2015

Huskie Safe Line, a free shuttle service for students, faculty and community members with disabilities, has incorporated different stops into both its north and south routes.NIU Sgt. Joe Przybyla said the goal of the revised routes is to save resources...

Brett Williams, Student Association director of Mass Transit, facilitates the SA’s first open forum for student input on the Huskie Bus Line Wednesday in The Campus Life Building, Room 180. Students and members of the SA discussed adding and subtracting buses, extending bus line times and adding bus routes.

Focus group allows student input on buses

By Alexander Chettiath | February 12, 2015

Students proposed bus routes in the first student-centered focus group about the Huskie Line Wednesday.The focus group is the first of several the Student Association will host as it looks for input on changes to the Huskie Bus Line. A point of the change...

Huskie Bus routes canceled due to blizzard

By Notrhern Star staff | February 2, 2015

Huskie Buses 1 and 2 are not running today because campus is closed for safety reasons, said Brett Williams, Student ASsociation director of Mass Transit.Break Service will  run on the No. 11 bus from at least 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Williams said.Huskie Safe...

Pass, Fail: Class cancelation keeps NIU safe, No Safe Line may jeopardize safety

By Rachel Scaman | February 1, 2015

PassThe campus will be closed due to severe weather conditions today.The snow is up to my knees and I am happy NIU took the right step in canceling classes. Students and faculty would not have been safe while driving or walking to class.Sunday’s blizzard...

Pass/Fail: New exhibit offers old tales of history; Don’t drive; grab a ride if drinking bar

By Scott Glavac | September 23, 2014

Pass: New exhibit offers old tales of historyNIU’s Anthropology Museum, founded in 1964, is celebrating its 50th anniversary today in Cole Hall.From what I’ve seen through the museum’s window, its Curated by DeKalb exhibit is something I will certainly...

Letter to the Editor: Huskie Safe Line fixes old problems

By Tom Phillips | August 28, 2014

As a result of collaboration with students, NIU recently launched the Huskie Safe Line service to improve service, addressing issues with the now-defunct Late Night Ride.The Late Night Ride system was a point-to-point transportation system available to...

Huskie Safe Line

Not all happy with Safe Line

By Jackie Nevarez | August 27, 2014

The Huskie Safe Line has taken the reins of late-night transportation from Late Night Ride, but not everyone is on board with the change.Late Night Ride, a transportation service provided by the NIU Police Department for more than 20 years, ran 10 p.m.-6...

Q&A: Frascello talks SA plans for fall

By Rhea Riley | July 27, 2014

Senior political science major Joe Frascello was elected Student Association president in early May; as the summer comes to a close, he address what the SA has been up to and its plans for the fall semester.Rhea Riley: What have you done as president...