February 9, 2016
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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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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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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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Fall Break Service Reductions 2015

The University of Illinois Fall Break begins this Saturday, November 21 and runs through the following Saturday, November 28. There are no classes for the University  the entire week of Thanksgiving. A majority of students will migrate out of the area … Continue reading

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International Walk and Roll to School Day

“In my day, we walked to school! In the rain, in the snow, and it was uphill both ways!” said your parents, grandparents, or maybe even you, dear reader. This story is usually told to a youth perceived to be … Continue reading

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Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project Open House

Last week on Thursday, September 17, the partner agencies and consultants of the MCORE Project hosted a public meeting to get input on final designs for the five project areas. Around this time last year, we blogged about the Transportation Investment Generating … Continue reading

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Where Public Transportation Goes, Community Grows

As our Congressional delegation returns to Illinois for a month-long recess, public transportation systems across the country, including yours truly, are urging passage of a long-term transportation bill. Temporary Extensions The current funding extension will expire on October 29, 2015, and the U.S. … Continue reading

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A New Service Year, A New School Year

It’s August 17, which means we are officially one day into our 2015-2016 service year! Welcome to our new year and a new school year. In brief, the routes that were tweaked include the 1/100 Yellow, which changed routing slightly in … Continue reading

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2015-2016 MTD Service Year

   The first day of MTD’s 2015-2016 service year is this Sunday, August 16. The updated Maps & Schedules Book is available beginning today on our buses and at Illinois Terminal. Routes Affected MTD collects data and feedback throughout the … Continue reading

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