Missisisppi State University and Starkville are working to implement the new Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit system. Once completed, the system will offer shuttle transportation around the city and to the university to local residents. (Image courtesy Mississippi State University)
University and city officials are making progress on implementing a new mass-transit system for Starkville.
The Starkville-MSU Area Rapid Transit, or SMART, system is currently planned to commence operation in January, according to Mike Harris, director of parking services for Mississippi State. The new transit system will add two new six-day routes to the five fice-day routes the university already operates.
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