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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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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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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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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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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2015-2016 MTD Service Year

   The first day of MTD’s 2015-2016 service year is this Sunday, August 16. The updated Maps & Schedules Book is available beginning today on our buses and at Illinois Terminal. Routes Affected MTD collects data and feedback throughout the … Continue reading

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