December 8, 2016
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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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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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C-CARTS Adds Fixed-Route Service

The Champaign County Area Rural Transit System (C-CARTS) is adding a commuter focused fixed-route to the Village of Rantoul beginning Monday, November 7, 2016. What’s C-CARTS and why is MTD blogging about it? This post from November 2014 will get … 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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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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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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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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