May 26, 2015
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Joint Test on 60-Foot Articulated Bus

First in the United States MTD was recently selected to test a new, much more advanced bus joint design by manufacturer, Hubner. Although “bus joint” is the industry term, the center of an articulated bus is also known as an … Continue reading

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When to Pull the Stop Request Cord?

A Tweeter Asks @CUMTD I’ve noticed lots of new kids waiting on the voice prompt to request a stop. The voice usually comes just as u arrive to the stop this ends up frustrating ur drivers who tell ppl to … Continue reading

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Green Light: Fleet Update

Please excuse this break in content for a service reminder: There is no MTD service all day Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Next year, MTD is pleased to announce, we will welcome the arrival of ten additional … Continue reading

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Automatic Destination Signs

Automagic If you’re a follower of CUMTD on Facebook and Twitter, you’ve read periodic updates about our latest tech project. Facebook posts and tweets of the past detailed research and testing for automatic destination sign changing. Or as we call … Continue reading

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Safety on University of Illinois Campus

They’re Back! The official move-in day for University of Illinois Housing is Thursday, August 23. But as any veteran knows, the flood of new and returning students begins much earlier in the week. Safety continues to be our number one … Continue reading

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MTD Achieves Record Ridership in FY2012

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) is proud to announce the achievement of another record ridership year. MTD surpassed 10.5 million rides in FY2011 which ended in July 2011. We entered FY2012 with the hope of reaching 11 million rides. … Continue reading

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Taste of Champaign-Urbana 2012

MTD Marketing Intern, Ross White, is this week’s guest blogger. He began interning in May 2010. MTD’s free giveaways once again stole the show at the Champaign Park District’s 42nd annual Taste of Champaign-Urbana this past weekend June 22-24. Our reusable … Continue reading

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Facebook Request

Reminder: There is no service today in observance of Memorial Day. Service resumes Tuesday, May 29. “I have [a] question–and maybe you could address it on your blog. When a bus is pulled over (at a bus stop or by the … Continue reading

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Taking MTD to Summer Events

There are many things to love about the summer. For us, we love attending community events! Talking with riders and non-riders about our services, handing out information, and giving away FUNctional goodies are all summer-time treats. MTD will be attending … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions

The Essentials It’s time again to review the University of Illinois spring break-inspired service reductions. If you’re already familiar with the routes affected, don’t close this tab! At the bottom is an inside look at spring break projects MTD staff … Continue reading

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