April 24, 2014
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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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Fall Break Service Reductions 2012

Ah, it’s finally here. The first extended break of the academic semester. The University of Illinois Fall Break means no classes Monday through Friday the week of Thanksgiving. For MTD employees and riders, Fall Break begins Saturday, November 17 and … 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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