February 26, 2017
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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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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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