September 30, 2014
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Ride the 280 tranSPORT to Memorial Stadium

While unseasonably warm temperatures grace our area this week, we all know fall and winter temperatures are inevitable. The Fighting Illini Football Team and their fans have four more home games to weather. Don’t get caught in the cold! Let … Continue reading

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New Bus Stop Lookup Features

Our mission at MTD is, “leading the way to greater mobility.” Technology and online passenger tools play a significant role in accomplishing this mission. Tools like mobile apps, Trip Planner, and Bus Stop Lookup increase passenger confidence while making our … 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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MTDer: Clair Sullivan

Thousands of customers depend on MTD every day to get to work, school, and other important destinations. Inspired by our Passenger Media Campaign, we’d like to get to know more of you. MTDers are regular riders who have a transit story … Continue reading

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Green Light: Solar Dashboard

This post was written by Jane Sullivan, MTD’s Grant Manager and Sustainability Planner. The roof of MTD’s Maintenance Facility in Urbana is now home to more than one thousand solar panels. Installation of this 296.94 kilowatt photovoltaic system began in … Continue reading

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Happy Fall Semester

Welcome to another school year, Chambana students! It is hot, hot, hot out there and our service is busy, busy, busy. So we’re going to keep this week’s post brief. We want to roll out some reminders and pro tips for … Continue reading

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MTD’s 2014-2015 Service Year Begins August 17

MTD’s new service year begins this Sunday, August 17. For MTD employees, riders, and bus lovers, it’s an exciting time. Our service is updated once a year and it requires months of feedback, planning, preparation, and production. Resources We covered the … Continue reading

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Green Light: Waste Audit

Setting a Baseline MTD’s Administration and Operations Facility in Urbana recently took a test. This facility, as it so aptly named, houses the departments at MTD that manage our operations and administrative needs. A majority of the District’s 325-plus employees work out … Continue reading

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Designated Stops in Downtown Champaign

Do you board or alight an MTD route in downtown Champaign? If yes, then this post is a must-read! Any route serving downtown Champaign will only serve designated stops beginning Sunday, August 17 at the start of MTD’s 2014-2015 service year. … Continue reading

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What’s a Hopper?

To increase frequency along corridors of high demand, MTD provides Hopper service on four different routes. Hopper trips increase the frequency of their parent routes while also providing more opportunities for transferring. Consider this post a 101 course in MTD Hopper … Continue reading

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