February 7, 2016
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Posts providing detail and insight into the inner workings of MTD’s operations, vehicles, management, and innovative practices.

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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What MTD is Thankful for in 2015

It’s the week of Thanksgiving. University of Illinois Fall Break Service Reductions are in effect. This Thursday, November 26, MTD will not operate so employees and their families can enjoy the holiday. A common Thanksgiving tradition as friends and family … Continue reading

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I Forgot Something on an MTD Bus

This blog post was originally published on December 23, 2013. We’re reprinting it with a few tweaks as it is a common topic of inquiry. They come in the form of tweets…they are found in Facebook messages and posts…emails are … Continue reading

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United Way Combined Charities Campaign 2015

The 2015 Combined Charities Campaign (CCC) has begun in Champaign County! Organized by the United Way of Champaign County, this annual event facilitates donations to over 550 charitable organizations that operate at the local, state, national, and international levels. Donors … Continue reading

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How to Ride the Bus: Student Edition

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. With the weather getting chilly and the possibility of snow quickly approaching, this … Continue reading

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Take the 280 tranSPORT to Illini Home Football Games

The first home football game of the 2015 Fighting Illini Football season is this Friday, September 4! MTD operates two versions of the 280 tranSPORT on home game days to run fans directly into the action. Follow the Footballs There is a … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Audit

MTD’s training program is robust and ongoing. A significant piece is the execution and maintenance of our Third-Party Certification for Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) from the Illinois Secretary of State. This certification enables members of MTD’s Safety and Training Department to … Continue reading

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