Summary: Division of Administration and Finance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
University Services Communications Coordinator
SHUTTLE ADDED TO ERP ROUTE
Houston, September 6, 2011 Due to an increase in popularity this semester, a fourth Cougar
Line shuttle has been added to the Energy Research Park bus route. After an increase in
enrollment and multiple construction projects on campus, more students have chosen to utilize
the ERP shuttle lot rather than spend extra time searching for a space at busier lots on campus.
Starting on Tuesday, September 6, the additional bus will join one other shuttle in running the
ERP Express route, stopping only at the ERP lot and the University Center. The other two ERP
shuttles also make a stop at a METRO Park and Ride transit center. After a substantial increase
in demand for the service, UH Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) decided to add the
extra shuttle from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accommodate more students during peak travel times.
PTS also opened up 300 additional parking spaces at Energy Research Park for student
commuters on Monday, August 29. Student commuters should remember to give themselves