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New VIA Primo rapid transit bus

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(Dec. 3, 2012) -- A new VIA Primo rapid transit bus will be on display from 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the VIA bus stop on the north side of the UTSA Main Campus. The visit is to promote the new service to the Main and Downtown campuses, which begins Dec. 17.

VIA Primo, Bexar County's first high-capacity bus rapid transit (BRT) line, will serve the Fredericksburg Road corridor running from the UTSA Main Campus to the Medical Center and continuing to the UTSA Downtown Campus.

Benefits of the new buses include modern-style, high-capacity alternative fuel buses with free Wi-Fi, LCD information displays, real-time arrival information along the route, transit signal priority to speed up travel times and the ability to carry bikes on board.

For more information about VIA Primo, visit the VIA Metropolitan Transit website.

 

 

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A revolution in cloud computing is underway, and Ravi Sandhu believes it will be much bigger than the PC and Internet revolutions that have already changed the way we live. Sandhu, director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security, says UTSA is taking a leadership role in tackling three fundamental cloud technology problems: how to build and operate the cloud, how to use it profitably for diverse applications and how to keep it secure.

Sandhu, the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security in the College of Sciences, and Ram Krishnan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the UTSA College of Engineering, are funded by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve cloud security.

Did you know? Sandhu, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, holds 30 patents, has authored more than 250 papers and been cited more than 30,000 times.

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