January 31, 2015
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About Amy Snyder

Amy Snyder is the Customer Service Manager at the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. She writes and manages content for this blog, The Inside Lane, as well as the social media pages for CUMTD.

Illinois Terminal Got Swarmed

Champaign’s own professional minor league basketball team recently swarmed Illinois Terminal last Friday, January 23 for their team’s season photos. Champaign Swarm plays in the Midwest Professional Basketball Association (MPBA) and their home court is at Parkland College. The Champaign Swarm … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring Semester 2015

A couple quick service reminders before we drive into this week’s post. MTD lifted University of Illinois Winter Break service reductions yesterday, January 18. We are back to full regular service! MTD is operating full service today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. March … Continue reading

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MTD Server Upgrade Affects Real-Time

We’ve got great news and not so great news. The great news is we will be upgrading the servers that make real-time bus departure information available. The not-so-great news is the upgrade will temporarily take down STOPwatch real-time. The upgrade will begin … Continue reading

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Green Light: Annual Environmental Report

This blog post was written by Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Grant Manager/Sustainability Planner. To close out 2014 in a “green” way, we’d like to share the information presented in our Annual Environmental Report. This report turned presentation served many purposes – … Continue reading

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Pro Tips for Winter Riding

In honor of this week’s colder weather, here are five pro tips to make riding in the winter months more comfortable. Plan Ahead A majority of our trips act as you’d expect them to, but there are variations. Peak commute … Continue reading

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Transportation to the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Service Reminder: There will be no evening MTD service on Christmas Eve, December 24. There will be no MTD service at all on Christmas Day, December 25. Thank you for your understanding and Merry Christmas! Congratulations to the Fighting Illini … Continue reading

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UI Winter Break Service Reductions

It seems like just last week we were blogging about UI Fall Break Service Reductions (four weeks to be exact)! The routes affected are the same as Fall Break but we’ll quickly run through everything with the corresponding dates. All … Continue reading

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MTD Employee Committees

MTD is committed to accepting feedback in order to continuously improve our services. The opportunity is also extended to our internal customers. There are over 340 MTD employees that are spread across three shifts and three facilities. We need to stay connected and on the … Continue reading

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Green Light: Race for Zero Waste

This post was written by Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Grant Manager/Sustainability Planner. Like any proud organization, MTD enjoys a little friendly competition, especially when it benefits our community and the environment. Fittingly, the District’s Administration and Operations Facility in Urbana is … Continue reading

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MTD is Hiring

We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog post to bring you this service reminder: There will be no MTD service all day on Thanksgiving, November 27. MTD is hiring! There are several positions for which MTD is currently accepting applications. If you … Continue reading

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