July 28, 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.

Preparing Local Students to Ride MTD

MTD is investing big time in local middle and high school registrations this year. New year registration is the perfect opportunity to connect with families early and get their child’s school year, and school transportation, off to a solid start. … Continue reading

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Designated Stops and How to Place Them

MTD’s 2016-2017 service year begins soon on Sunday, August 14! We covered the changes in May when a public hearing was held for public comment. Please be sure to check our website or reference an updated Maps & Schedules Book prior … Continue reading

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Green Light: Environmental System Audit 2016

MTD’s Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) Team will entertain our ISO 14001 Auditor this week. MTD was certified in the ISO 14001:2004 standard in September 2013. This certification is a big deal. To keep our certification, the ESMS Team is … Continue reading

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Freedom Celebration Parade 2016

The Champaign County Freedom Celebration celebrated its 67th in this year’s Independence Day festivities! The 2016 parade theme was “Celebrate America.” A team of MTD employees came together to create a float entry that celebrated, you guessed it, America. Specifically, our … Continue reading

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What is Illinois Terminal?

Put simply Illinois Terminal is MTD’s multimodal facility in downtown Champaign located at 45 East University Avenue. But this 17-year-old building offers more than meets the eye. MTD Bus Services Almost every route in MTD’s fixed-route service serves Illinois Terminal. … Continue reading

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How to Ride a Reroute

You love to hate them, but reroutes are an inevitable square in MTD’s service quilt. Here are six steps to navigating a reroute. Step One: Create a MyRIDE Profile MyRIDE is our way of providing a customized transit experience. A … Continue reading

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38th MTD Employee Awards Presentation

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District has over 350 employees, many of who display exceptional commitments to service and safety. At our annual awards presentation, MTD and members of our Board of Trustees take time to give thanks and recognition to … Continue reading

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C-U’s Latest App: BikeMoves Illinois

This blog post was written by Hannah Russell, Bike Application Promoting Intern for the Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study (CUUATS) which is run by the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC). This summer, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) will be launching … Continue reading

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Summer Review 2016

This blog post was written by our Marketing & Communications Intern, Brittany Ramos. Summer is in full swing, but school is still in session at MTD! Our employees are hitting the books with summer review beginning June 6. Summer review … Continue reading

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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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