September 2, 2014
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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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Spring Break Service Reductions 2014

Here we are, the week before the University of Illinois Spring Break, talking about service reductions. It’s predictable, but necessary. We’ll keep it brief this go around because we know you want to get out and enjoy the warmer weather! … Continue reading

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Fall Break Service Reductions 2013

One more week and then Thanksgiving and Fall Break are upon us! As we warned in our October-November email newsletter, STOPtalk, Fall Break Service Reductions occur during the week of the UI break. Full, regular service will operate on Friday, … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Festival and Quad Day 2013

This weekend, MTD staff busted their behinds at the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival and Quad Day. It all started Friday, August 23 at 8:45 am. Sweetcorn Festival We rolled our blue Marketing Mobile and a 30-foot hybrid bus through the closed … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Taste of C-U as an MTD Intern

This week’s blog post is authored by Ryan Weber, MTD’s Marketing and Communications Intern. Normally when it rains, it pours — but not this weekend at the Taste of Champaign-Urbana. Despite the storms that drenched the area, Chambana residents turned … Continue reading

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How to Love SafeRides and Let it Love You Back

Last Thursday I celebrated Valentine’s Day in true transit bliss: I spent my night on an MTD vehicle. I rode 335 SafeRides with a veteran, and recently made famous operator, Lin Jayne. My reasons for riding were two-fold: Learn how the system … Continue reading

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Be Part of the Bee Scene

When you are travelling, either by foot, bike, bus, or personal vehicle, there are many things buzzing around. All that noise is worth paying attention to. There are a few hives of increased activity in Champaign-Urbana that demand even more consideration. … Continue reading

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Winter Break Service Reductions 2012-2013

For seasoned MTD riders, this week’s post is as predictable as it is necessary. University of Illinois students complete their week of finals this Thursday, December 20. With a break in classes for the next three weeks, MTD will reduce … Continue reading

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SafeRides Expansion

As riders and readers of this blog know, MTD service reductions for the UI Fall Break are now in effect! Last Monday’s blog post provided details on the routes affected and this MTD News story gave you the dates. This … Continue reading

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