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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.

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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Upcoming Outreach Events

MTD wants to see you! We’re attending several outreach events in October and we wanted to be certain you got an invitation. Diesel Power Open House MTD’s Maintenance Department will send representatives to staff this event at Parkland College on … Continue reading

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Community Outreach Fun

MTD takes time throughout the year to attend community events. We take every opportunity to staff a booth, answer questions, listen to feedback, distribute rider information, and give away fun and useful items! Already this spring/summer we attended touch-a-trucks, safety events, … Continue reading

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MTD Cleans Up Main Street

Earlier this summer, we reported on the status of MTD’s participation in the Adopt Urbana program. This post covered our commitment to the program as well as our recent adoption of Main Street between Vine Street and Glover Avenue. Our … Continue reading

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Independence Day and MTD

There will be no MTD service this Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Thank you for making adjustments as MTD employees enjoy the holiday with their families. Service will be unaffected on Friday, July 3 and we’ll return … Continue reading

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