April 19, 2014
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Category Archives: Green Lights

These posts are written on the first week of each month. They will highlight a sustainability project of the past, present, or future at one or more MTD facility.

Green Light: Sustainability Leader

MTD shines a “green light” on our environment-focused efforts once a month on the blog. In honor of Earth Month and Earth Day, we’re going to do it twice in April! Our Sustainability and Transportation Planner Jane Sullivan, who is … Continue reading

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Green Light: Why is MTD Going Green?

This month’s Green Light was written by MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner, Jane Sullivan. Bitter temperatures and heavy snowfall can make it difficult for us to take time to appreciate our natural environment. Spring is right around the corner, though! … Continue reading

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Green Light: LED Lighting Retrofit at Illinois Terminal

Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Sustainability & Transportation Planner, returns to deliver another installment of Green Lights. Take it away, Jane! Has your world recently looked a little brighter when stepping inside Illinois Terminal to wait for your bus, catch your Amtrak … Continue reading

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Green Light: MTD’s New Year’s Resolutions

MTD regrets the delayed publication of our weekly blog post, which is usually every Monday at 3 pm. But we are proud of the service we put on the street January 6, 2014 in the extreme cold weather and snow … Continue reading

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Green Light: Solar Array

Welcome back guest blogger Jane Sullivan MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner! Spotlight on Solar The newest and, arguably, most exciting sustainability project at MTD utilizes the single most abundant energy resource on Earth—solar energy. According to the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Green Light: MTD Receives Governor’s Sustainability Award

Guest blogger, Jane Sullivan,  is MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner. She submitted the application and attended the ceremony in Peoria. Honored to be Green Tuesday, October 29, MTD was one of 27 Illinois organizations presented with the 2013 Governor’s Sustainability Award. This … Continue reading

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Green Light: What MTD’s ISO 14001:2004 Certification Means to You

You may have seen the coverage on WCIA Channel 3 or read the article in The Daily Illini reporting MTD’s certification of our Environmental and Sustainability Management (ESMS) system under the ISO 14001:2004 standard. Regular readers of the blog have frequently … Continue reading

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Green Light: Record Ridership

MTD is proud to report another year of record ridership! Fiscal year 2013, which ran from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, returned 12,028,172 passenger trips. We also maintained a 98 percent customer satisfaction rating in 2013. The District has carried … Continue reading

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Green Light: Controlled Significant Aspects

Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner, brings you this month’s Green Light. MTD is proud to report several environmental accomplishments related to our Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS). Each year, MTD’s ESMS focuses on new Significant Aspects. In … Continue reading

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Green Light: Summer Review Training

This blog post was written by Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner. While students are blissfully celebrating school being out, MTD bus operators are singing a different tune. They are back in the classroom for Operator Summer Review. Don’t … Continue reading

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