May 30, 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 Named a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business

Last week, the League of American Bicyclists recognized MTD with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award. We’re honored to join other visionary businesses from across the country who share this distinction! This latest round brings the total national number … Continue reading

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Maintenance Facility Expansion Project

If you recently rode, drove, walked, or pedaled by MTD’s Maintenance Facility, you’ve seen the expanded facility is beginning to take shape. We introduced this expansion project in this post from March 2015. So where are we now? Recent Work … Continue reading

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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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