July 28, 2014
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About Amy Snyder

Amy Snyder is the Communications Specialist 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.

Summer Service Reductions 2014

Happy Finals Week! MTD’s fleet is rooting for you. The last day of full regular service will be Friday, May 16. MTD will operate late night trips (after midnight) as well as 335 SafeRides on that day. In summer’s passed, we’d … Continue reading

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Green Light: Celebrate Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and our community is celebrating locally with special events throughout Champaign-Urbana. We hope you are able to join in on the celebration this year—whether you participate in Bike to Work Day on the 15th, log … Continue reading

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Submitting Feedback to MTD

You saw something bus-related and you want MTD to know about it. Maybe it was something at a bus stop or on-board an in-service vehicle. Maybe you were on your bike or in your car and you witnessed something. What … Continue reading

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Green Light: Four Reasons MTD is Earth-Friendly

In honor of Earth Day, Earth Week, and Earth Month, we bring you a second Green Light because every day at MTD is pro-environment. To prove it, we’re bringing you four reasons public transportation is great for the Earth. 1) Reduces … Continue reading

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16 Pink Gets Updated

Roadwork on Windsor The City of Champaign closed the bridge on Windsor Road over Interstate I-57 on April 1, 2014 to begin construction. The roadwork will widen the approaches to the bridge. The City’s press release details that construction will last through … Continue reading

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Green Light: Sustainability Leader

MTD shines a “green light” on our environment-focused efforts once a month on the blog. In honor of Earth Month and Earth Day, we’re going to do it twice in April! Our Sustainability and Transportation Planner Jane Sullivan, who is … Continue reading

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MTD Hosting National Conference

As in right now! The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has brought their biennial Public Transportation & Universities Conference to Champaign. The festivities began Saturday, March 29 and continue through tomorrow, April 1. If you want to hear what the … Continue reading

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MTD Hosting Gil Penalosa at APTA Conference

In six days, MTD will bring a national conference to Champaign-Urbana. The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded MTD the hosting honors for their biennial Public Transportation and Universities Conference March 29 through April 1. This conference brings together transportation … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions 2014

Here we are, the week before the University of Illinois Spring Break, talking about service reductions. It’s predictable, but necessary. We’ll keep it brief this go around because we know you want to get out and enjoy the warmer weather! … Continue reading

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Designing with the Developer

This post was originally published by Pixo Tech‘s Cate Kompare on March 7, 2014. It is being reblogged with permission. Almost every Friday morning for the past few months Maya – our Creative Director – and I have been going over … Continue reading

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