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

MTD Gaining Ground on Environmental Promise

Last Tuesday, October 11, MTD hosted an event to celebrate our twelve new 2016 diesel electric hybrid buses. But MTD, you may be asking, since you had hybrid buses since 2009 what’s the big deal about these ones? Great question, … Continue reading

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Voices for Public Transit

We’re dedicating this week’s blog post to the national advocacy campaign, Voices for Public Transit. All text from this post is found on the campaign’s website. Public Transportation is essential to the growth of communities nationwide. The American Public Transportation … Continue reading

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Green Light: Progress on MCORE Project

It’s been two years since the Champaign-Urbana community was awarded $15.7 million from the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) to redesign and rebuild segments of Green Street, Wright Street, Armory Avenue, and White Street. Great progress on the multimodal project … Continue reading

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Redesigned Web Schedules

Earlier this month, MTD published an updated redesign of our web schedules. These are timetables designed and displayed for every route and every daytype. Riders are encouraged to reference a schedule, either paper or digital, before riding. Schedules are structured … Continue reading

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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: MTD’s Environmental System Passes Audit and Review Progress

MTD staff successfully completed the fourth audit of its ISO 14001-certified Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS). In July, staff participated in a three-day third-party audit based on the ISO 14001:2004 Standard. In August, staff conducted a quarterly review of … Continue reading

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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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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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New Service Year

MTD’s new service year begins Sunday, August 14. The 2016-2017 service year brings a few changes to our fixed route service, most notably route-wide designated stops on the 5/50 Green/GREENhopper/Green Express. Copies of our updated Maps & Schedules Book were … Continue reading

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Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
1101 East University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61802-2009
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