April 25, 2014
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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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Ride the 280 tranSPORT to Homecoming

There are three home games remaining in the 2012 Illini Football season. This gives you three more chances to ride the 280 tranSPORT! MTD operates the 280 tranSPORT service to encourage alternative transportation to Memorial Stadium and to alleviate traffic … Continue reading

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2012 Illinois Marathon and Ebertfest

Beginning Wednesday, April 25, visitors will descend upon Chambana for the Illinois Marathon and Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Ebertfest. The fourth annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon grows each year. The races include a marathon, half marathon, wheelchair half marathon, marathon … Continue reading

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Bloodmobile Donors Since 1985

Like Clockwork Donors can give blood every two months. So our internal coordinator, Jim Dhom (also known as MTD’s Safety & Training Director) makes six appointments a year with Community Blood Services of Illinois. Did you know that in the … Continue reading

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Green Light: Hybrid Buses

If you’re tuned in with MTD on Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr, you’ve probably heard some buzz about the addition of 13, new 40-foot hybrid buses. The buses, which were acquired with federal, state, and local funds, have all been delivered … Continue reading

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Green Light: Rapid Roll Doors

In this week’s Green Lights, let’s explore something seemingly rudimentary that has a notable impact on everyday operations at MTD. Our primary maintenance facility is located at 803 E. University Ave. in Urbana. A large part of the facility, approximately … Continue reading

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State Comes to MTD for CDL Re-Examinations

The inspiration for creating this blog was my enrollment in the MTD Training Program to earn a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). I published my first post in March of this year, after I had completed the program and … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2011

MTD cares about our community bicyclists. Individuals who bicycle are reducing congestion, greening the earth, and promoting alternative transportation modes. Oftentimes, bicyclists rely on MTD when the weather takes an ugly turn or they’ve got too much baggage to pedal … Continue reading

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Green Light: Diesel Particulate Filters

In honor of sustainable projects and greening our community, I’ve decided to dedicate the first blog post of every month to highlighting a renewable, environmentally-positive project at MTD. Each of our properties boasts a long history of green initiatives, as … Continue reading

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