May 26, 2016
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Author Archives: Amy Snyder

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 Enhances Safety

Since 2006, MTD has voluntarily participated in the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Bus Safety Management Program. This is a three-year process consisting of a safety pre-audit, audit, and post-audit. This process allows the APTA Staff to familiarize themselves with our … Continue reading

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Public Hearing for Fall 2016 Proposed Changes

MTD will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 23, 2016 on the fourth floor of Illinois Terminal from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. This hearing will gather feedback as MTD presents our proposed changes for the new service year. MTD … Continue reading

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Summer Service Reductions 2016

Congratulations soon-to-be graduates! MTD will begin operating reduced service this Saturday, May 14. Summer service reductions will continue until the start of the 2016-2017 academic year. MTD’s new service year will begin on Sunday, August 14 and service reductions will … Continue reading

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Illinois Marathon Affects MTD Service

The 8th Annual Illinois Marathon race weekend has arrived! Service will be impacted and we’ve got all the details you’d ever want in this post. Remember you can always call us, tweet us, or Facebook us with questions as the … Continue reading

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Translated Information for Navigating MTD

MTD is honored to provide rides to our diverse community. Latino residents have more than doubled in recent years and are the fastest growing population in Champaign County. The University of Illinois has a robust and growing international student population … Continue reading

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MTD Conducts Economic Impact Analysis

Regular readers of the blog know MTD provides over 13 million rides per year. They may also know our bus fleet is made up of 102 buses and we’re looking forward to expanding the fleet this summer. But in this … Continue reading

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MTD is Introducing an Adopt-a-Shelter Program

This post was written by MTD’s Marketing Manager, Jan Kijowksi. On April 4, MTD will launch an Adopt-a-Shelter Program for our approximately 100 bus shelters in Champaign, Urbana, and Savoy, and on the University of Illinois campus. Anyone with an … Continue reading

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MTD Transitions to a New Phone System

MTD will explore and adopt new and innovative technologies that improve service delivery to anticipate, meet, and exceed community expectations. This is one of the seven goals detailed in MTD’s 2014 Strategic Plan. The phone system and intake of calls … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions 2016

Spring may officially begin on March 20, 2016, but it already feels like it’s here! Daylight Saving Time began yesterday and the weather forecast for the week ahead is warm and rainy. Because of the increased daylight, beginning March 13, 2016, 335 … Continue reading

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So You Want to Be a Bus Driver?

Whether you’re ready to submit an application or on the fence, here are eight facts about the application and training process for MTD Bus Operators. 1. You must be 21 years of age or older to be an MTD Bus Operator. Our … Continue reading

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