Allen said student fees may be increased to fund the electric buses.
Service on the #141 Shuttle-UM bus is one-third of what it was in fall 2020.
E-scooters must now be parked in designated spots — which has worried those who previously stored theirs in residence halls.
Other regulations ban riders from texting, riding while impaired or riding with other passengers.
UMPD and DOTS leaders contributed to the town hall discussion.
It would raise student commuter parking by $26.