December 8, 2016
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Fall Break Service Reductions 2016

We suggest marking your calendars for three noteworthy November events. The first is the Fall Break Service Reductions. This is the first University of Illinois Break for the 2016-2017 academic year, so this may be new for some readers and … Continue reading

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Free Rides on Election Day

Get Out and Vote – On Us! MTD will provide free rides on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm so that riders can get onboard and vote. Voting is a fundamental right and civic duty. MTD … Continue reading

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C-CARTS Adds Fixed-Route Service

The Champaign County Area Rural Transit System (C-CARTS) is adding a commuter focused fixed-route to the Village of Rantoul beginning Monday, November 7, 2016. What’s C-CARTS and why is MTD blogging about it? This post from November 2014 will get … Continue reading

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MTD Gaining Ground on Environmental Promise

Last Tuesday, October 11, MTD hosted an event to celebrate our twelve new 2016 diesel electric hybrid buses. But MTD, you may be asking, since you had hybrid buses since 2009 what’s the big deal about these ones? Great question, … Continue reading

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BikeMoves Illinois is Live

This blog post was written by Gabe Lewis, Transportation Planner for the Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study (CUUATS), which is a program of the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC). Champaign-Urbana’s newest bicycle app, BikeMoves Illinois, is now publicly available … Continue reading

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Redesigned Web Schedules

Earlier this month, MTD published an updated redesign of our web schedules. These are timetables designed and displayed for every route and every daytype. Riders are encouraged to reference a schedule, either paper or digital, before riding. Schedules are structured … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2016

As fall quickly approaches, daylight hours are dwindling. To increase safety, MTD, City of Champaign, City of Urbana, and University of Illinois have partnered to purchase bike light sets for the 9th annual ‘Light the Night’ Bike Light Distribution Campaign. … 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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