November 25, 2015
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What MTD is Thankful for in 2015

It’s the week of Thanksgiving. University of Illinois Fall Break Service Reductions are in effect. This Thursday, November 26, MTD will not operate so employees and their families can enjoy the holiday. A common Thanksgiving tradition as friends and family … Continue reading

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Fall Break Service Reductions 2015

The University of Illinois Fall Break begins this Saturday, November 21 and runs through the following Saturday, November 28. There are no classes for the University  the entire week of Thanksgiving. A majority of students will migrate out of the area … Continue reading

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I Forgot Something on an MTD Bus

This blog post was originally published on December 23, 2013. We’re reprinting it with a few tweaks as it is a common topic of inquiry. They come in the form of tweets…they are found in Facebook messages and posts…emails are … Continue reading

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Green Light: MTD’s Fleet is Growing

Six years ago, MTD added its first hybrid buses to a fleet of 98 total buses. Today, MTD’s fleet has increased to 102 buses and the percentage of hybrid buses has increased from 9 percent to 54 percent. Next year, … Continue reading

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United Way Combined Charities Campaign 2015

The 2015 Combined Charities Campaign (CCC) has begun in Champaign County! Organized by the United Way of Champaign County, this annual event facilitates donations to over 550 charitable organizations that operate at the local, state, national, and international levels. Donors … Continue reading

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How to Ride the Bus: Student Edition

This blog post was written by Samantha Kammerer, MTD’s Marketing and Communications Intern. She is a junior at the University of Illinois in the College of Business. With the weather getting chilly and the possibility of snow quickly approaching, this … Continue reading

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Upcoming Outreach Events

MTD wants to see you! We’re attending several outreach events in October and we wanted to be certain you got an invitation. Diesel Power Open House MTD’s Maintenance Department will send representatives to staff this event at Parkland College on … Continue reading

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International Walk and Roll to School Day

“In my day, we walked to school! In the rain, in the snow, and it was uphill both ways!” said your parents, grandparents, or maybe even you, dear reader. This story is usually told to a youth perceived to be … Continue reading

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Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project Open House

Last week on Thursday, September 17, the partner agencies and consultants of the MCORE Project hosted a public meeting to get input on final designs for the five project areas. Around this time last year, we blogged about the Transportation Investment Generating … Continue reading

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Where Public Transportation Goes, Community Grows

As our Congressional delegation returns to Illinois for a month-long recess, public transportation systems across the country, including yours truly, are urging passage of a long-term transportation bill. Temporary Extensions The current funding extension will expire on October 29, 2015, and the U.S. … Continue reading

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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
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Urbana, IL 61802-2009
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