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.

Virtual Learn-To-Ride Session for Unit 4, District 116 Families | Thursday, April 15, 6:30PM

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March, 29

MTD is happy to announce that a Virtual Learn-To-Ride session has been scheduled for Thursday, April 15, at 6:30PM. This session is available to families and students of Champaign Unit 4 and Urbana District 116 schools.

MTD Offers Online School Trip & Learn to Ride Resources for Unit 4, District 116 Families | February 17, 2021

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January, 15 (Updated: February, 17)

MTD is happy to announce that updated School Trip routes, times, and maps – and virtual Learn-to-Ride resources – are available on our Schools page at

Spring Semester Brings Changes to Campus-Oriented Service | Sunday, January 24, 2021

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January, 8 (Updated: January, 11)

MTD service on and near the University of Illinois campus will be changing with the start of the University’s Spring Semester on Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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March, 11 (Updated: August, 12)

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.

Temporary Rear Door Boarding on MTD Buses

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March, 24 (Updated: August, 12)

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.

MTD Transit Will Operate as an Essential Service During Shelter in Place Order

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March, 20 (Updated: August, 12)

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 Facilities Limiting Public Access

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March, 17 (Updated: August, 12)

Effective Wednesday, March 18, MTD is taking additional measures to protect the health and safety of our passengers, visitors, and employees.

MTD Providing Free Rides

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March, 16 (Updated: August, 12)

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.