October 22, 2014
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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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When to Pull the Stop Request Cord?

A Tweeter Asks @CUMTD I’ve noticed lots of new kids waiting on the voice prompt to request a stop. The voice usually comes just as u arrive to the stop this ends up frustrating ur drivers who tell ppl to … Continue reading

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Another School Year, Another Service Year

It’s here! The new 2012-2013 service year is finally here! A majority of the improvements only affect schedules. While most routes are unchanged, several schedules were redone to improve on-time performance. MTD Planners used real-time route histories to inform the … Continue reading

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Safety on University of Illinois Campus

They’re Back! The official move-in day for University of Illinois Housing is Thursday, August 23. But as any veteran knows, the flood of new and returning students begins much earlier in the week. Safety continues to be our number one … 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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