August 3, 2015
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Category Archives: Just for Fun

We’re serious about providing quality transportation services…but we also enjoy celebrating our community and cuttin’ a rug.

MTD Cleans Up Main Street

Earlier this summer, we reported on the status of MTD’s participation in the Adopt Urbana program. This post covered our commitment to the program as well as our recent adoption of Main Street between Vine Street and Glover Avenue. Our … Continue reading

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Independence Day and MTD

There will be no MTD service this Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Thank you for making adjustments as MTD employees enjoy the holiday with their families. Service will be unaffected on Friday, July 3 and we’ll return … Continue reading

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Illinois Terminal Got Swarmed

Champaign’s own professional minor league basketball team recently swarmed Illinois Terminal last Friday, January 23 for their team’s season photos. Champaign Swarm plays in the Midwest Professional Basketball Association (MPBA) and their home court is at Parkland College. The Champaign Swarm … Continue reading

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Transportation to the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Service Reminder: There will be no evening MTD service on Christmas Eve, December 24. There will be no MTD service at all on Christmas Day, December 25. Thank you for your understanding and Merry Christmas! Congratulations to the Fighting Illini … 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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MTD ART Wall Installed at Illinois Terminal

A wall of Illinois Terminal, MTD’s intermodal facility in downtown Champaign, has been taken over. “People have taken the time to stop and look,” said Adam Shanks Illinois Terminal Manager. “They were unaware that MTD was involved in this – … Continue reading

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United Way Combined Charities Campaign 2013

An Annual Campaign, A Daily Need MTD facilitates employee donations to the charity of their choice through United Way’s Champaign County Combined Charities Campaign (CCCCC). Our employees are given the option of donating one lump sum or donating in smaller … Continue reading

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Sarah Rides MTD

Sarah sent this email to our Marketing Director on June 29, 2013. She wanted to be added to our passenger campaign, which is featured on exterior bus advertisements and television commercials. We were saving her kind words for a rainy … Continue reading

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How To Use the Bus Bike Rack in 10 Steps

Last Thursday, September 12 was the sixth annual Light the Night bike light distribution event. This year, MTD tried something different. We were inspired by Connect Transit (photos) and their participation in Uptown Normal‘s first-ever Light the Night. Connect Transit made a bus … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2013

It’s coming! This Thursday, September 12, the sixth annual bike light distribution campaign returns to the University of Illinois campus. Light the Night (tweet with #LighttheNight) is open to all members of the community. Thanks to CATS, 1,250 bike light sets will … Continue reading

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