May 29, 2015
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Grow Illinois Transit

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) began a series of “listening sessions” throughout the state today. They started in Champaign at the Hilton Garden Inn at 1:00 pm. Thanks to the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce for hosting! Illinois Infrastructure Infrastructure includes roads, highways, … Continue reading

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Green Light: Illinois Green Office Challenge

This post was written by Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Grant Manager/Sustainability Planner. MTD is always up for a challenge, especially an environmental one. That’s why MTD is participating in the Illinois Green Office Challenge, organized by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. … Continue reading

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$15.7 Million Grant Awarded to Champaign-Urbana

There was a big announcement last week. An MTD News story was published on our website on September 12 to share the word: On September 8, 2014 MTD was informed by Senator Durbin’s office that the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) will … Continue reading

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MTD Receives Healthy Worksite Designation

MTD is proud to announce that on July 1, 2014, we received a Bronze level Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation. The Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation program launched this year and was established to recognize workplaces across the state with healthy practices that benefit both employers … Continue reading

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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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