May 23, 2017
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Spring Break Service Reductions 2017

The University of Illinois Spring Break is coming up! MTD will reduce service beginning Saturday, March 18 through the following Saturday, March 25. We’ll return to full and regular service on Sunday, March 26. You Know the Drill The reductions … Continue reading

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Green Light: MCORE Construction Begins

The MCORE Project is underway! The first shovel hit the ground today, Monday, March 6, on Green Street in Champaign. The work in this phase will require the reroute of MTD’s 5/50 Green and 5 Green Express Routes . The … Continue reading

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Student Transportation on the Ballot

iCard Holders Unite Love your fare-free MTD service? Thanks to a partnership that began in 1989, University of Illinois and MTD began offering universal access to fixed-route services and 335 SafeRides. A semester fee is collected and students can ride … Continue reading

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MCORE Project Open House

As previously reported, MCORE work and resulting road closures are beginning in early March 2017. Duce Construction will host a pre-construction Open House this Wednesday, February 22 from 3 to 7 pm. The Open House will be at 24 East … Continue reading

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See Something, Say Something

If you see something, say something. We all play a role in keeping our community safe. For bus riders, ADA passengers, 335 SafeRides users, and MTD Operators, the opportunities abound as we travel all over town, into neighborhoods, throughout the downtowns, … Continue reading

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Emergency Food and Shelter in Champaign-Urbana

Inspired by the good news of an overnight shelter for homeless men in Champaign-Urbana, we’re dedicating this week’s blog post to the food and shelter resources in our community. The winter months can be some of the hardest for the … Continue reading

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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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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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