September 2, 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.

37th MTD Employee Awards Presentation

MTD employees and members of our Board of Trustees gather annually to celebrate the District’s commitment to service excellence and safe operations. This year’s ceremony was on Sunday, June 7 and celebrated the accomplishments of 2014. We blogged about last year‘s … Continue reading

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Bus Operator Summer Review 2015

This year’s bus operator summer review is double the length and double the education! If you’d like some background, we blogged about our annual operator review program in 2013 and 2014. Classroom Curriculum The two day review will result in … Continue reading

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Tips for New and Transfer University of Illinois Students

Fall registration season has begun at the University of Illinois. Transfer students were getting registered last week and soon incoming freshmen will do the same. MTD revs up at the opportunity to attend registration fairs put on by UI Admissions along … Continue reading

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Proposed Service Improvements 2015-2016

MTD invites you to give input on our proposed Route and Schedule Improvements for our 2015-2016 service year as well as discuss possible fare changes. We’re hosting a public hearing this Wednesday, May 20 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. The hearing … Continue reading

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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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