December 1, 2015
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Tag Archives: Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

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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Green Light: Light the Night 2015: Top 5 Reasons to Participate

It’s that time of year again! For the eighth year in a row, MTD is teaming up with other local agencies to bring you the ‘Light the Night’ Bike Light Distribution Campaign. The event is this Wednesday, September 9 from … Continue reading

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Take the 280 tranSPORT to Illini Home Football Games

The first home football game of the 2015 Fighting Illini Football season is this Friday, September 4! MTD operates two versions of the 280 tranSPORT on home game days to run fans directly into the action. Follow the Footballs There is a … Continue reading

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Community Outreach Fun

MTD takes time throughout the year to attend community events. We take every opportunity to staff a booth, answer questions, listen to feedback, distribute rider information, and give away fun and useful items! Already this spring/summer we attended touch-a-trucks, safety events, … Continue reading

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A New Service Year, A New School Year

It’s August 17, which means we are officially one day into our 2015-2016 service year! Welcome to our new year and a new school year. In brief, the routes that were tweaked include the 1/100 Yellow, which changed routing slightly in … Continue reading

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Green Light: Two MTD Facilities Certified

Last month MTD completed our annual third-party audit for ISO 14001 Certification. After four full days of facility visits, documentation review, and employee interviews, the auditor approved continuation of ISO 14001 Certification of the MTD Maintenance Facility’s Environmental and Sustainability Management … Continue reading

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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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Secretary of State Audit

MTD’s training program is robust and ongoing. A significant piece is the execution and maintenance of our Third-Party Certification for Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) from the Illinois Secretary of State. This certification enables members of MTD’s Safety and Training Department to … Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid Training

“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” Bill Clinton It is common to sign up for a first aid course. Maybe it’s a work requirement or perhaps you want to be able … Continue reading

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Green Light: Environmental System Audit

This time last year, we blogged about this very same audit for our ISO 14001:2004 certified Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS). And as that post detailed: MTD’s ISO 14001:2004 certification is “good” for three years. Part of the certification agreement is … Continue reading

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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
1101 East University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802-2009
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