May 30, 2017
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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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What MTD is Thankful for in 2016

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and MTD is observing our Fall Break Service Reductions. As you gather around a turkey, ham, tofurkey, whatever you and yours prefer, you may be answering the question, “What are you thankful for?” In my experience, … Continue reading

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Fall Break Service Reductions 2016

We suggest marking your calendars for three noteworthy November events. The first is the Fall Break Service Reductions. This is the first University of Illinois Break for the 2016-2017 academic year, so this may be new for some readers and … Continue reading

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Green Light: Cleaning Up for a Cause

To fulfil our commitment to the Adopt Urbana Program, MTD conducted our third and final cleanup of 2016 of Main Street between Vine and Glover. You’ve heard about our clean ups before, but this one was extra special. Donations to … Continue reading

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Free Rides on Election Day

Get Out and Vote – On Us! MTD will provide free rides on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm so that riders can get onboard and vote. Voting is a fundamental right and civic duty. MTD … Continue reading

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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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Urbana, IL 61802-2009
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