November 23, 2014
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Fall Break Service Reductions 2014

The first University of Illinois Break for the 2014-2015 academic year is five days away! Fall Break is the last week in November and MTD will reduce services beginning this Saturday, November 22. Reductions continue through Saturday, November 29. Service … Continue reading

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Champaign County Area Rural Transit Service

MTD became the operator of rural transportation in Champaign County on October 1, 2014. Formerly managed by CRIS Rural Mass Transit District, the Champaign County Board asked MTD to operate the service when CRIS declined their annual contract renewal. MTD’s … Continue reading

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MTD Service After Dark

Campus and community safety are a topic of constant concern. Recent crimes on and off campus are encouraging many to redouble their efforts to be safe after dark. This blog covers the services MTD provides in the evening and late … Continue reading

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FAQs from the Disability Resource Expo

MTD attended the 8th Annual “disABILITY Resource Expo: Reaching Out for Answers” Saturday, October 18 at the Fluid Events Center. The 70 Grey and our ADA Paratransit service brought many community members to the event! After five hours of connecting with riders, inquiring riders, … Continue reading

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MTD Does ‘Ask Me Anything’ on Reddit

Last Friday, October 10, user anchal26 posted this on Reddit in /r/uiuc: AMA request: MTD operator/rep Since MTD has a massive presence in CU because students and townies use the buses daily, it would be great to ask questions and … Continue reading

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Ride the 280 tranSPORT to Memorial Stadium

While unseasonably warm temperatures grace our area this week, we all know fall and winter temperatures are inevitable. The Fighting Illini Football Team and their fans have four more home games to weather. Don’t get caught in the cold! Let … Continue reading

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New Bus Stop Lookup Features

Our mission at MTD is, “leading the way to greater mobility.” Technology and online passenger tools play a significant role in accomplishing this mission. Tools like mobile apps, Trip Planner, and Bus Stop Lookup increase passenger confidence while making our … Continue reading

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$15.7 Million Grant Awarded to Champaign-Urbana

There was a big announcement last week. An MTD News story was published on our website on September 12 to share the word: On September 8, 2014 MTD was informed by Senator Durbin’s office that the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) will … Continue reading

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Service Reductions Lift for Fall Semester

MTD summer service reductions will lift at the start of Friday, August 22 service. But they’ll be back. This week, we’re covering what service reductions are and when you can expect them again. Why Reduce Service? MTD reduces bus service … Continue reading

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MTD’s 2014-2015 Service Year Begins August 17

MTD’s new service year begins this Sunday, August 17. For MTD employees, riders, and bus lovers, it’s an exciting time. Our service is updated once a year and it requires months of feedback, planning, preparation, and production. Resources We covered the … Continue reading

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