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:
“You will never get the crowd to shout Hosanna! until you ride into town on an ass.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)