This page will be updated regularly as MTD responds to the rapid changes in our community as the world responds to COVID-19. It is recommended passengers and members of our community return regularly to review the latest updates to our service and our efforts to protect the safety of our passengers and community.
Temporary Rear Door Boarding on MTD Buses
March, 24 2020 5:15 PM
MTD will be temporarily implementing rear door boarding effective Wednesday, March 25. Passengers will be directed to enter and exit the vehicle via the rear doors until further notice. Those using mobility devices, who have mobility or vision impairments, are boarding with strollers, or have small children should continue using the front door.
Non-University of Illinois Service Reductions Continue after Spring Break
March, 23 2020 10:11 AM
MTD will continue to operate our reduced, non-University of Illinois service beginning Sunday, March 22, until further notice. The reductions are the same as those for Fall and Winter Break, and are focused on campus.
MTD Transit Will Operate as an Essential Service During Shelter in Place Order
March, 22 2020 10:55 AM
Governor J.B. Pritzker has issued a "Stay at Home" Order beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020. This order will restrict all non-essential travel and business across the State. MTD will continue to serve those in need of essential transportation services.
MTD Continues Operating, Reduces Service
March, 20 2020 11:02 AM
MTD will continue to operate our reduced, non-University of Illinois service beginning Sunday, March 22, until further notice. MTD continues to coordinate with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and the Champaign County Emergency Management Agency, as well as other valued community partners, municipalities, and public officials to respond to these quickly-changing times.
MTD Providing Free Rides
March, 19 2020 12:50 PM
In light of the rapidly developing public health situation with COVID-19, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) will be temporarily offering free rides to all passengers for MTD’s fixed-route bus service, ADA Paratransit, and C-CARTS until further notice.
Board of Trustees March Meeting Canceled
March, 19 2020 9:54 AM
As a preventative measure to protect the health and safety of the community amidst growing concerns for COVID-19, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) has canceled the Board of Trustees' meeting scheduled for March 25, 2020. Agenda items will be covered at the next meeting; details involving April’s meeting are still pending at this time.
MTD Facilities Limiting Public Access
March, 18 2020 5:14 PM
Effective Wednesday, March 18, MTD is taking additional measures to protect the health and safety of our passengers, visitors, and employees.
Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March, 16 2020 4:40 PM
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to spread across the United States, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) is taking several steps to better protect all employees and passengers.