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NIU’s Late Night Ride service has fewer restrictions than other colleges

By Kyla Gardner | May 5, 2011

DeKALB | During a September weekend in 1988, NIU's Late Night Ride Service provided transportation for seven people. The next weekend, it transported four. Last weekend, from April 29 to May 1, the service provided rides for 1,159 people. In a September...

The Late Night Ride service, though a useful system, needs to see tighter restrictions when considering its use.

Late Night Ride is not a Taxi Service

By The Editorial Board | May 4, 2011

At a certain point, you have to ask "How much is too much?" Currently, NIU's Late Night Ride Service - by the admission of the NIU PD - will pick up almost any DeKalb resident, regardless of their status as a student. They will do this anytime and take...

NIU’s Late Night Ride Service abused by students, DeKalb residents

By Northern Star Editorial Board | February 13, 2011

NIU's Late Night Ride Service is a glorified taxi. Nobody in charge of the service wants you to think so, but it is. That's what it has become. According to an article in Friday's Northern Star, 992 rides were given by LNRS between the dates of Nov. 6...

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