April 26, 2015
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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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Welcome Spring Semester 2015

A couple quick service reminders before we drive into this week’s post. MTD lifted University of Illinois Winter Break service reductions yesterday, January 18. We are back to full regular service! MTD is operating full service today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. March … Continue reading

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MTD Server Upgrade Affects Real-Time

We’ve got great news and not so great news. The great news is we will be upgrading the servers that make real-time bus departure information available. The not-so-great news is the upgrade will temporarily take down STOPwatch real-time. The upgrade will begin … Continue reading

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UI Winter Break Service Reductions

It seems like just last week we were blogging about UI Fall Break Service Reductions (four weeks to be exact)! The routes affected are the same as Fall Break but we’ll quickly run through everything with the corresponding dates. All … Continue reading

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