February 11, 2016
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About Amy Snyder

Amy Snyder is the Customer Service Manager at the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District. She writes and manages content for this blog, The Inside Lane, as well as the social media pages for CUMTD.

MTD Invests in Training

Let’s pretend you are a member of our Safety & Training Department. You’ve hired a class of new bus operators. They’ve completed their classroom and bus simulator training and are ready to get in a bus. The training hours are 6:30 … Continue reading

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Ride the 21 Raven

This blog post was written by Samantha Kammerer, MTD’s Marketing and Communications Intern. She is a junior at the University of Illinois in the College of Business. BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! The sound of your alarm wakes you up at 7:20 … Continue reading

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MTD’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values

This week’s blog post was written by MTD’s Marketing Manager, Jan Kijowski. Every entity, public or private, for-profit or not-for-profit, has one. Businesses, corporations, organizations, and government entities are lead by them. So let’s take time while the new year … Continue reading

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Progress Continues on Quality Management System

You’ve probably (hopefully) heard MTD cite our commitment to continuous improvement. This sentiment is shared on our website, Maps & Schedules Book, and in our public communications. You’ve also likely heard other public organizations and private businesses cite a similar commitment. It’s a virtuous … Continue reading

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Resolve to Use Public Transportation, See Results

There will be no evening service this Thursday, December 31. MTD will operate weekday daytime service only on New Year’s Eve. There will be no service all day on Friday, January 1, New Year’s Day. It’s the last week of … Continue reading

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MTD Staff Picks

Many of you, our dear readers, riders, and community members, are currently on break from school or work, or at the least, looking forward to a shortened week. Our service is also having a shortened week. There will be no … Continue reading

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Winter Break Service Reductions 2015-2016

This post is going to read similarly to the one on November 16 titled, “Fall Break Service Reductions 2015.” But don’t close that tab! There are several useful reminders below that are worth revisiting as this break encompasses multiple holidays. … Continue reading

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Parade of Lights 2015

The 15th Annual Christie Clinic Parade of Lights took place last Saturday, November 28. The Champaign Center Partnership presented a parade filled with the sights and sounds of the holiday season. This year’s theme was On the Silver Screen. MTD channeled … Continue reading

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What MTD is Thankful for in 2015

It’s the week of Thanksgiving. University of Illinois Fall Break Service Reductions are in effect. This Thursday, November 26, MTD will not operate so employees and their families can enjoy the holiday. A common Thanksgiving tradition as friends and family … Continue reading

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Fall Break Service Reductions 2015

The University of Illinois Fall Break begins this Saturday, November 21 and runs through the following Saturday, November 28. There are no classes for the University  the entire week of Thanksgiving. A majority of students will migrate out of the area … Continue reading

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