CyRide is a partnership between Iowa State University and Ames, Iowa. CyRide provides public transportation to the community throughout the city of Ames. The word CyRide is a portmanteau of two words: Cyclone (which is the mascot of the Iowa State Cyclones) and the word ride. In January 2012, CyRide was recognized "as the nation’s small urban transit system with the highest number of rides per capita" at 106 rides per capita.
Famous quotes containing the word ride:
“How soon I may ride the whole world about;
And at the third question thou must not shrink,
But tell me here truly what I do think.”
—Unknown. King John and the Abbot of Canterbury (l. 3032)