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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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MTD Achieves Record Ridership in FY2012

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) is proud to announce the achievement of another record ridership year. MTD surpassed 10.5 million rides in FY2011 which ended in July 2011. We entered FY2012 with the hope of reaching 11 million rides. … Continue reading

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Taste of Champaign-Urbana 2012

MTD Marketing Intern, Ross White, is this week’s guest blogger. He began interning in May 2010. MTD’s free giveaways once again stole the show at the Champaign Park District’s 42nd annual Taste of Champaign-Urbana this past weekend June 22-24. Our reusable … Continue reading

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Improvements for 2012-2013 Service Year

The 2012-2013 service year begins Sunday, August 19. A 12-month service year gives MTD the opportunity to add improvements to service and respond to concerns. A public hearing was held Wednesday, June 6 to give the community the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Facebook Request

Reminder: There is no service today in observance of Memorial Day. Service resumes Tuesday, May 29. “I have [a] question–and maybe you could address it on your blog. When a bus is pulled over (at a bus stop or by the … Continue reading

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