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Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

Champaign-Urbana residents commute by car less than other big cities

By Jessie Webster

September 1, 2015

The cars that race down Green Street every day may imply otherwise, but a report from the U.S. Census reported residents in the Champaign-Urbana area make up one of the lowest rates of private vehicle commuting in the country.The report, “Who Drives to Work? Commuting by Automobile in the United State...

University Paralympic athletes prepare for Boston marathon

University Paralympic athletes prepare for Boston marathon

By Liz Jassin

April 6, 2015

After five years, renovations of the University’s Paralympic training facility are complete, just in time for athletes to finish preparing for the April 20 Boston Marathon. The renovations, which were funded by the United States Olympic Committee and British Petroleum, provided the University’s 2...