September 24, 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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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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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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BikeMoves Illinois is Live

This blog post was written by Gabe Lewis, Transportation Planner for the Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area Transportation Study (CUUATS), which is a program of the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC). Champaign-Urbana’s newest bicycle app, BikeMoves Illinois, is now publicly available … 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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Green Light: Environmental System Audit 2016

MTD’s Environmental and Sustainability Management System (ESMS) Team will entertain our ISO 14001 Auditor this week. MTD was certified in the ISO 14001:2004 standard in September 2013. This certification is a big deal. To keep our certification, the ESMS Team is … 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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MTD Named a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business

Last week, the League of American Bicyclists recognized MTD with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award. We’re honored to join other visionary businesses from across the country who share this distinction! This latest round brings the total national number … Continue reading

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Green Light: Sustainable Accomplishments in 2015

Happy New Year! As we bid farewell to 2015, we’d like to share with you a snapshot of the year’s sustainable accomplishments. Check out the timeline below for a visual aid then read on for details on MTD’s environmental successes … Continue reading

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