March 27, 2017
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You Said Yes

You Said Yes University of Illinois students overwhelmingly vote YES on student fee referendum for MTD services. On March 8th and 9th, University of Illinois students voted YES to continuing to fund the MTD at current rates through fiscal year … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions 2017

The University of Illinois Spring Break is coming up! MTD will reduce service beginning Saturday, March 18 through the following Saturday, March 25. We’ll return to full and regular service on Sunday, March 26. You Know the Drill The reductions … Continue reading

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Green Light: MCORE Construction Begins

The MCORE Project is underway! The first shovel hit the ground today, Monday, March 6, on Green Street in Champaign. The work in this phase will require the reroute of MTD’s 5/50 Green and 5 Green Express Routes . The … Continue reading

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Student Transportation on the Ballot

iCard Holders Unite Love your fare-free MTD service? Thanks to a partnership that began in 1989, University of Illinois and MTD began offering universal access to fixed-route services and 335 SafeRides. A semester fee is collected and students can ride … Continue reading

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MCORE Project Open House

As previously reported, MCORE work and resulting road closures are beginning in early March 2017. Duce Construction will host a pre-construction Open House this Wednesday, February 22 from 3 to 7 pm. The Open House will be at 24 East … Continue reading

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See Something, Say Something

If you see something, say something. We all play a role in keeping our community safe. For bus riders, ADA passengers, 335 SafeRides users, and MTD Operators, the opportunities abound as we travel all over town, into neighborhoods, throughout the downtowns, … Continue reading

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Green Light: MCORE Work to Start this Spring

This press release was published by the MCORE Project Partners on February 6, 2017. Some additional content was added for publication on The Inside Lane. The transformative $44 Million Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project will start improving mobility in the core … Continue reading

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Emergency Food and Shelter in Champaign-Urbana

Inspired by the good news of an overnight shelter for homeless men in Champaign-Urbana, we’re dedicating this week’s blog post to the food and shelter resources in our community. The winter months can be some of the hardest for the … Continue reading

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Bike Share Coming to Champaign-Urbana

MTD is about more than buses. We believe public transportation is about mobility and that means choices.  MTD’s service is a critical part of a complex and interrelated mobility network. Which is why we support community partners on projects and readily … Continue reading

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Winter Break Service Reductions 2016-2017

Happy Finals Week to the University of Illinois and Parkland College! Beginning this Saturday, December 17, MTD will reduce some of our services for the University’s Winter Break. These reductions will last through Saturday, January 14, 2017. The reductions will begin … Continue reading

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