April 27, 2018
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Bus Evacuation Training

With the start of a new school year, comes one of MTD’s many annual traditions. Staff and Operators are scheduled at local middle and high schools for bus evacuation training. Since MTD provides the transportation for many of these students, we … Continue reading

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Summer Review 2016

This blog post was written by our Marketing & Communications Intern, Brittany Ramos. Summer is in full swing, but school is still in session at MTD! Our employees are hitting the books with summer review beginning June 6. Summer review … Continue reading

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MTD Enhances Safety

Since 2006, MTD has voluntarily participated in the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Bus Safety Management Program. This is a three-year process consisting of a safety pre-audit, audit, and post-audit. This process allows the APTA Staff to familiarize themselves with our … Continue reading

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So You Want to Be a Bus Driver?

Whether you’re ready to submit an application or on the fence, here are eight facts about the application and training process for MTD Bus Operators. 1. You must be 21 years of age or older to be an MTD Bus Operator. Our … Continue reading

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MTD Invests in Training

Let’s pretend you are a member of our Safety & Training Department. You’ve hired a class of new bus operators. They’ve completed their classroom and bus simulator training and are ready to get in a bus. The training hours are 6:30 … 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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Bus Operator Summer Review 2015

This year’s bus operator summer review is double the length and double the education! If you’d like some background, we blogged about our annual operator review program in 2013 and 2014. Classroom Curriculum The two day review will result in … Continue reading

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MTD is Hiring

We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog post to bring you this service reminder: There will be no MTD service all day on Thanksgiving, November 27. MTD is hiring! There are several positions for which MTD is currently accepting applications. If you … Continue reading

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Bus Operator Summer Review

School may be out for the summer, but here at MTD classes are in session. Bus Operator Summer Review Training began June 9 and continues through August. Every summer, classes of operators are brought in daily to spend time with staff … Continue reading

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New Operator Mentoring Program

You’ve heard us say it before, but being a bus operator is not an easy job. MTD drivers are certified professionals who juggle the demands of changing road conditions, passengers boarding and alighting, and surrounding traffic of varying sizes and … Continue reading

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