October 23, 2014
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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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Green Light: Sustainability Leader

MTD shines a “green light” on our environment-focused efforts once a month on the blog. In honor of Earth Month and Earth Day, we’re going to do it twice in April! Our Sustainability and Transportation Planner Jane Sullivan, who is … Continue reading

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Green Light: Why is MTD Going Green?

This month’s Green Light was written by MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner, Jane Sullivan. Bitter temperatures and heavy snowfall can make it difficult for us to take time to appreciate our natural environment. Spring is right around the corner, though! … Continue reading

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Green Light: MTD’s New Year’s Resolutions

MTD regrets the delayed publication of our weekly blog post, which is usually every Monday at 3 pm. But we are proud of the service we put on the street January 6, 2014 in the extreme cold weather and snow … 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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Green Light: Record Ridership

MTD is proud to report another year of record ridership! Fiscal year 2013, which ran from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, returned 12,028,172 passenger trips. We also maintained a 98 percent customer satisfaction rating in 2013. The District has carried … Continue reading

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Green Light: More Than Buses

Our monthly Green Lights posts mostly focus on our buses, Maintenance Facility, and pursuit of ISO 14001 Certification for our Environmental and Sustainability Management System. A constant source of pride at MTD does come from our buses. Over half of our fleet … Continue reading

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Green Light: New Significant Aspects

This week’s guest blogger, Jane Sullivan, gives an update on MTD’s Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS). Sullivan is MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner. As you have read in previous “Green Lights,” MTD is committed to implementing an Environmental and … Continue reading

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Green Light: OUTSIDE at the Research Park

Green Living “Go Outside and Go Green,” read the headline for the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts‘ returning event, OUTSIDE at the Research Park. The event coordinators held two outdoor concerts this summer, one in July and the other … Continue reading

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Green Light: ESMS Audit

Welcome back guest blogger, Jane Sullivan, who is no longer an intern but a full-time staff member! Sullivan is MTD’s Sustainability and Transportation Planner. This May, MTD welcomed two visitors from Roanoke, Virginia for a final audit on our Environmental … Continue reading

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