September 25, 2016
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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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Green Light: Bike Month is Here!

C-U Bike Month is here! The Planning Committee worked hard to bring you a month filled with bicycle friendly events, education, and fun. Join the fun and register for the events you plan to attend. This helps the Committee to plan … 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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Green Light: C-U Bike Month

May is National Bike Month and the Champaign-Urbana community is in the midst of celebrating! There are several sponsored events throughout the month including seven opportunities to get this year’s t-shirt. This year, registrants who provide a donation to the Kickapoo Rail Trail will … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2013

It’s coming! This Thursday, September 12, the sixth annual bike light distribution campaign returns to the University of Illinois campus. Light the Night (tweet with #LighttheNight) is open to all members of the community. Thanks to CATS, 1,250 bike light sets will … Continue reading

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Green Light: MTD Named a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business

Just like with any industry, there are distinctions to be earned. MTD is always striving for honors because it pushes us to improve our facilities and services. To further cement our commitment to bicyclists, we turned the focus onto ourselves. … Continue reading

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Why Does the Bus Go Beep?

On Sunday morning, I sent out this tweet and received the reply posted below: Thanks for the suggestion @RoughneckNine0! Below is an explanation of a few beeps and buzzes you may hear as a passenger or someone standing near a … Continue reading

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Light the Night 2011

MTD cares about our community bicyclists. Individuals who bicycle are reducing congestion, greening the earth, and promoting alternative transportation modes. Oftentimes, bicyclists rely on MTD when the weather takes an ugly turn or they’ve got too much baggage to pedal … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Our Fine District

Environmentally-friendly, complete streets, and multi-modality are buzz words that often accompany conversations about public transportation. While transit provides mobility options for people of all ages and abilities, it also gives options to bicyclists. In February of this year, Champaign-Urbana was … Continue reading

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Operator School is in Session

Ah, summer. A time of flip-flops, family vacations, and for folks in the Champaign-Urbana area, an opportunity to enjoy Campustown. Here at MTD, daily operations slow down too as we slip into almost three months of reduced service. The absence … Continue reading

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