September 3, 2014
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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.

Bus Operator Summer Review

School may be out for the summer, but here at MTD classes are in session. Bus Operator Summer Review Training began June 9 and continues through August. Every summer, classes of operators are brought in daily to spend time with staff … Continue reading

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36th MTD Employee Awards Presentation

Then and Now MTD employees gather annually to celebrate each other’s commitment to service and safety. This year’s ceremony was on Sunday, June 1 and celebrated the accomplishments of 2013. The first awards presentation took place in 1978. Back then, MTD was seven … Continue reading

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Proposed Service Improvements 2014-2015

Public Hearing A public hearing will be held a week from today, Monday, June 16, from 4 to 6 pm at Illinois Terminal in CityView on the fourth floor. Please come and review the proposed service improvements for MTD’s 2014-2015 service … Continue reading

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Green Light: IGBA Certifies MTD

The Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA) presented the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) with its Green Business Certification at the MTD Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. MTD is the first public transit district in Illinois to … Continue reading

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New STOPwatch Kiosks

In December of last year, MTD announced the installation of seven STOPwatch kiosks across the community. What’s a STOPwatch kiosk? Follow that link in the first sentence to get the 4-1-1. So now that we’re in the heat of warmer weather, you … Continue reading

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Summer Construction Reroutes

Congratulations to University of Illinois and Parkland College Graduates! It’s been our pleasure to transport you to classes, libraries, coffee shops, volunteer destinations, shopping, and beyond. Good luck in your future endeavors! While Champaign Unit 4 Schools and Urbana School … Continue reading

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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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