July 30, 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.

Summer Service Reductions 2015

This article was originally published in the April-May 2015 issue of our email newsletter, STOPtalk. Want it to serve your inbox? Sign up! Congratulations to all the soon-to-be graduates across Champaign-Urbana! In response to reduced demand on the University of … Continue reading

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Green Light: C-U Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and the Champaign-Urbana community is in the midst of celebrating! There are several sponsored events throughout the month including seven opportunities to get this year’s t-shirt. This year, registrants who provide a donation to the Kickapoo Rail Trail will … Continue reading

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Grow Illinois Transit

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) began a series of “listening sessions” throughout the state today. They started in Champaign at the Hilton Garden Inn at 1:00 pm. Thanks to the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce for hosting! Illinois Infrastructure Infrastructure includes roads, highways, … Continue reading

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Illinois Marathon Impacts Service

The seventh annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon returns to Champaign-Urbana this weekend! If you’ll be riding MTD this Friday afternoon and evening or during the day on Saturday, this blog post is a must-read. Friday, April 24 Friday evening reroutes … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Transportation

MTD invites you to Stand Up for Transportation this Thursday, April 9. Stand Up for Transportation Day is a day for education and outreach to the public and our elected officials. Our goal is to raise awareness for our local, regional, and national … Continue reading

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Platform Construction at Illinois Terminal

Construction vehicles and personnel have taken over Platform A of MTD’s Illinois Terminal. The construction is for the Amtrak platform and the land beneath it. Workers are shoring up the sloping hill beneath the platform north of the walkway, as … Continue reading

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Maintenance Facility Upgrade

After seven years of consecutive ridership growth, the time has come. With over half of our bus fleet comprised of hybrid buses, the time has come. As we continue to hire a growing workforce across departments, the time has come. In … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions 2015

The service reductions for the University of Illinois Spring Break begin this Saturday, March 21 with the start of the day’s service. The reductions run until the end of service the following Saturday, March 28. What’s affected? Glad you asked… … Continue reading

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UI Students Vote Yes for Transportation

The ballots were cast and the results are in. There were two referenda on the Illinois Student Senate’s annual ballot regarding students fees for the maintenance and possible expansion of MTD’s campus bus service. The Spring 2015 University of Illinois Student … Continue reading

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UI Student Signatures Needed for Petitions

Since 1989, the University of Illinois and MTD have contracted for unlimited bus access for students, faculty, and staff. Service is revisited every three years when the contracts are up for renewal and renegotiation. We covered the last contract renewal … Continue reading

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