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Unitrans Records
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Unitrans Records
    Dates: 1966-2008
    Collection Number: AR-071
    Creator/Collector: Unitrans (University transport system).
    Extent: 4.4 linear feet
    Repository: UC Davis. University Archives
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Abstract: Annual reports, schedules, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the history of Unitrans, the University and City of Davis bus service.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Unitrans Records. UC Davis. University Archives

    Biography/Administrative History

    In the late 1960's, the Associated Students of UC Davis (ASUCD) explored possibilities for providing bus transportation to students traveling between the City of Davis and the campus. The University Transport System, or Unitrans, was founded by ASUCD and service officially began on February 28, 1968 with two London double decker buses operating on two routes. In 2008, Unitrans provided transportation with buses on 15 routes, carrying over 3 million passengers a year.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Annual reports, schedules, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the history of Unitrans, the University and City of Davis bus service.

    Indexing Terms

    Buses -- California -- Davis.
    Bus lines -- California -- Davis.
    College students -- Transportation -- California -- Davis.
    Unitrans (University transport system) -- Archives.
    University of California, Davis. Associated Students -- Archives.

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