May 30, 2016
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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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Public Hearing for Fall 2016 Proposed Changes

MTD will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 23, 2016 on the fourth floor of Illinois Terminal from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. This hearing will gather feedback as MTD presents our proposed changes for the new service year. MTD … Continue reading

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Illinois Marathon Affects MTD Service

The 8th Annual Illinois Marathon race weekend has arrived! Service will be impacted and we’ve got all the details you’d ever want in this post. Remember you can always call us, tweet us, or Facebook us with questions as the … Continue reading

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Translated Information for Navigating MTD

MTD is honored to provide rides to our diverse community. Latino residents have more than doubled in recent years and are the fastest growing population in Champaign County. The University of Illinois has a robust and growing international student population … Continue reading

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MTD Conducts Economic Impact Analysis

Regular readers of the blog know MTD provides over 13 million rides per year. They may also know our bus fleet is made up of 102 buses and we’re looking forward to expanding the fleet this summer. But in this … Continue reading

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Spring Break Service Reductions 2016

Spring may officially begin on March 20, 2016, but it already feels like it’s here! Daylight Saving Time began yesterday and the weather forecast for the week ahead is warm and rainy. Because of the increased daylight, beginning March 13, 2016, 335 … Continue reading

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Green Light: We’re Expecting! Summer 2016 Delivery Date

MTD will welcome 12 new members to our fleet “family” this summer. Manufacturing will begin for our 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses in mid-May. The first few buses will be delivered in late June. Additional buses will be delivered throughout July and … 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 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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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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