GPS tracking system en Columbia City Council examines traffic congestion <p>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid said the student tradition of driving to and from school campuses has to change; transportation was a key issue at Monday night's Columbia City Council meeting.</p><p>Council members discussed transportation options and solutions to increasing transportation problems created by Columbia's growing student population.</p><p>McDavid compared Columbia to other college towns in the Midwest like Ames, Iowa and the Champagne-Urbana area of Illinois, saying that those cities succeeded in creating mass transit instead of parking garages nearly 30 years ago.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:16:57 +0000 Lexi Spivak 28363 at Columbia City Council examines traffic congestion