February 20, 2017
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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.

Free Rides on Election Day

Get Out and Vote – On Us! MTD will provide free rides on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm so that riders can get onboard and vote. Voting is a fundamental right and civic duty. MTD … Continue reading

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C-CARTS Adds Fixed-Route Service

The Champaign County Area Rural Transit System (C-CARTS) is adding a commuter focused fixed-route to the Village of Rantoul beginning Monday, November 7, 2016. What’s C-CARTS and why is MTD blogging about it? This post from November 2014 will get … Continue reading

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MTD Gaining Ground on Environmental Promise

Last Tuesday, October 11, MTD hosted an event to celebrate our twelve new 2016 diesel electric hybrid buses. But MTD, you may be asking, since you had hybrid buses since 2009 what’s the big deal about these ones? Great question, … Continue reading

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Voices for Public Transit

We’re dedicating this week’s blog post to the national advocacy campaign, Voices for Public Transit. All text from this post is found on the campaign’s website. Public Transportation is essential to the growth of communities nationwide. The American Public Transportation … Continue reading

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BikeMoves Illinois is Live

This blog post was written by Gabe Lewis, Transportation Planner for the Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study (CUUATS), which is a program of the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC). Champaign-Urbana’s newest bicycle app, BikeMoves Illinois, is now publicly available … Continue reading

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Redesigned Web Schedules

Earlier this month, MTD published an updated redesign of our web schedules. These are timetables designed and displayed for every route and every daytype. Riders are encouraged to reference a schedule, either paper or digital, before riding. Schedules are structured … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2016

As fall quickly approaches, daylight hours are dwindling. To increase safety, MTD, City of Champaign, City of Urbana, and University of Illinois have partnered to purchase bike light sets for the 9th annual ‘Light the Night’ Bike Light Distribution Campaign. … Continue reading

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Bus Evacuation Training

With the start of a new school year, comes one of MTD’s many annual traditions. Staff and Operators are scheduled at local middle and high schools for bus evacuation training. Since MTD provides the transportation for many of these students, we … Continue reading

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What You Missed at Quad Day

Did you miss Quad Day? Read this post to learn our top six suggestions to be an easy MTD rider. 1. Get an App There are several different apps available across multiple device platforms. Visit our App Garage, peruse the offerings, … Continue reading

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Back to School, But First Outdoor Fun

MTD’s new service year began Sunday, August 14! As we ring in the new year, we’ll also enjoy the final days of summer with several community outreach events. Please visit us and grab a copy of the new Maps & … Continue reading

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