April 24, 2014
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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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A Rainy Saturday Puts a Damper on Events

MTD attended three community events on Saturday, October 13. Unfortunately, the rain and thunderstorms had other plans. Reaching Out for Answers: Disability Resource Expo This event was held, thankfully, indoors at Lincoln Square Mall. MTD was proud to help sponsor … 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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Urbana Park District Campers Ride MTD

Summer is gone and many are welcoming the cooler fall temperatures. But Dana Mancuso, Public Information Manager for the Urbana Park District, encouraged us to return to summer when she contacted us about a recent success story. Gotta Get There … 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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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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Behind the Scenes at MTD Photo Exhibit

Much, Much More There are many facets of every day operation at MTD that are never seen. For many riders, they see the bus operator, inquire at the Customer Service Center at Illinois Terminal, or hear a voice respond when … 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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