September 29, 2016
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Category Archives: Just for Fun

We’re serious about providing quality transportation services…but we also enjoy celebrating our community and cuttin’ a rug.

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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What You Missed at Quad Day

Did you miss Quad Day? Read this post to learn our top six suggestions to be an easy MTD rider. 1. Get an App There are several different apps available across multiple device platforms. Visit our App Garage, peruse the offerings, … 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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Freedom Celebration Parade 2016

The Champaign County Freedom Celebration celebrated its 67th in this year’s Independence Day festivities! The 2016 parade theme was “Celebrate America.” A team of MTD employees came together to create a float entry that celebrated, you guessed it, America. Specifically, our … Continue reading

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Green Light: Preparing for Bike Month 2016

Next month is National Bike Month. Throughout the country, and right here in Champaign-Urbana, special events for bicyclists occur during the month of May. Reflecting on Bike Month 2015 Last year the CU Bike Month Planning Team directed all participant … Continue reading

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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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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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MTD Staff Picks

Many of you, our dear readers, riders, and community members, are currently on break from school or work, or at the least, looking forward to a shortened week. Our service is also having a shortened week. There will be no … 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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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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