November 25, 2015
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Category Archives: Between the Lines

Posts providing detail and insight into the inner workings of MTD’s operations, vehicles, management, and innovative practices.

What MTD is Thankful for in 2015

It’s the week of Thanksgiving. University of Illinois Fall Break Service Reductions are in effect. This Thursday, November 26, MTD will not operate so employees and their families can enjoy the holiday. A common Thanksgiving tradition as friends and family … Continue reading

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I Forgot Something on an MTD Bus

This blog post was originally published on December 23, 2013. We’re reprinting it with a few tweaks as it is a common topic of inquiry. They come in the form of tweets…they are found in Facebook messages and posts…emails are … Continue reading

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United Way Combined Charities Campaign 2015

The 2015 Combined Charities Campaign (CCC) has begun in Champaign County! Organized by the United Way of Champaign County, this annual event facilitates donations to over 550 charitable organizations that operate at the local, state, national, and international levels. Donors … Continue reading

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How to Ride the Bus: Student Edition

This blog post was written by Samantha Kammerer, MTD’s Marketing and Communications Intern. She is a junior at the University of Illinois in the College of Business. With the weather getting chilly and the possibility of snow quickly approaching, this … Continue reading

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Take the 280 tranSPORT to Illini Home Football Games

The first home football game of the 2015 Fighting Illini Football season is this Friday, September 4! MTD operates two versions of the 280 tranSPORT on home game days to run fans directly into the action. Follow the Footballs There is a … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Audit

MTD’s training program is robust and ongoing. A significant piece is the execution and maintenance of our Third-Party Certification for Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) from the Illinois Secretary of State. This certification enables members of MTD’s Safety and Training Department to … Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid Training

“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” Bill Clinton It is common to sign up for a first aid course. Maybe it’s a work requirement or perhaps you want to be able … Continue reading

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Developing a Quality Management System

MTD is committed to quality service. We tell you we’re working towards constant improvement, value feedback, and seek to provide the best customer service possible. Efforts are made every day to answer these calls, but there is also an international standard MTD is … 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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