February 20, 2017
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Tag Archives: Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

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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Champaign County Area Restaurant Week

Our micro-urban community has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike. From Big 10 Sports to music festivals, from art exhibits to sprawling parks, it’s hard not to fall head over heels with Chambana. Visit Champaign County is encouraging … Continue reading

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How to Love SafeRides and Let it Love You Back

This post was originally published on February 18, 2013. It is a useful reminder about how to use SafeRides plus gives insight into how this special service operates. Last Thursday I celebrated Valentine’s Day in true transit bliss: I spent … 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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Green Light: Reflecting on 2016

As we welcome 2017 we can’t help but reflect on the year gone by. Here we bring you some of MTD’s favorite sustainability moments, by the numbers.   Our fleet became 60% hybrid 2016 brought 12 new buses to Champaign-Urbana. Three … Continue reading

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Voters in Presidential Election Express Bi-Partisan Support for Public Transportation

Adapted from a press release from the American Public Transportation Association released on December 16, 2016. In the wake of the presidential election, there are few issues that unite Americans more than the critical need to ensure public transportation infrastructure … 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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Green Light: Sustainable Holiday Tips

MTD’s Employee Sustainability Committee aims to encourage all employees to be environmentally responsible both on and off the clock. This year, committee members put their heads together to make a list of favorite sustainable strategies for the holiday season. We … Continue reading

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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
1101 East University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802-2009
(217) 384-8188
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