December 8, 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.

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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New Service Year

MTD’s new service year begins Sunday, August 14. The 2016-2017 service year brings a few changes to our fixed route service, most notably route-wide designated stops on the 5/50 Green/GREENhopper/Green Express. Copies of our updated Maps & Schedules Book were … Continue reading

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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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