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MTD Publishes Environmental Assessment for Proposed Illinois Terminal Expansion Project

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June, 1

MTD has published An Environmental Assessment (EA)for its proposed Illinois Terminal Expansion Project, a transformational project that will reduce bus congestion, improve reliability, create a safer pedestrian environment, and enhance regional connectivity.

Virtual Public Hearing Scheduled for FY2022 Tentative Budget & Appropriation Ordinance, June 30, 2021

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Preview of Virtual Public Hearing Scheduled for FY2022 Tentative Budget & Appropriation Ordinance, June 30, 2021

May, 21 (Updated: May, 21)

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Board of Trustees will hold a Virtual Public Hearing on a Tentative Budget & Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2022 on June 30, 2021 at 3:00PM.

MTD Can Help You Get to Community Vaccination Clinics

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Preview of MTD Can Help You Get to Community Vaccination Clinics

April, 26 (Updated: May, 21)

Do you need help planning a trip to one of the community’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics? MTD can help. Give us a call at 217.384.8188 and we can help.

Canadian National & Market St. Bridge Reconstruction Impacts 22 Illini Route | March 15, 2021

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Preview of Canadian National & Market St. Bridge Reconstruction Impacts 22 Illini Route | March 15, 2021

March, 9 (Updated: May, 21)

Riders of MTD’s 22 Illini route will be impacted by the closure of Oak St. between Anthony Dr. and Kenyon Rd. beginning Monday, March 15, 2021. MTD’s 22 Illini will only travel as far north as Killarney St., and bus stops north of I-74 will not be served.

MTD Unveils New Logo to Celebrate 50 Years of Service

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August, 10 (Updated: May, 21)

As MTD prepares for our 50th birthday in 2021, we are commemorating half a century of service with a minor facelift to refresh our brand in the Fall of 2020! We may have a new look, but MTD’s real identity will always be rooted in our commitment to service.

Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Preview of Precautions for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March, 11 (Updated: May, 21)

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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Preview of Temporary Rear Door Boarding on MTD Buses

March, 24 (Updated: May, 21)

MTD has temporarily implemented rear door boarding. Passengers are directed to enter and exit the vehicle via the rear doors until further notice. Accessible boarding will continue through the front doors for those with limited mobility.

MTD Facilities Limiting Public Access

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Preview of MTD Facilities Limiting Public Access

March, 17 (Updated: April, 23)

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

MTD Operating Fare Free

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Preview of MTD Operating Fare Free

March, 16 (Updated: April, 23)

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) has temporarily suspended fare enforcement for all passengers of MTD’s fixed-route bus service, ADA Paratransit, on-demand service, and C-CARTS rural transportation service.

How to Use A Bike Box: Stop. Turn. Wait.

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Preview of How to Use A Bike Box: Stop. Turn. Wait.

August, 27 (Updated: May, 18)

MTD's Bike Box Rap video shows cyclists and motorists what to do in and near the new Bike Boxes in Campustown. New to the University of Illinois Campus in Fall 2018, Bike Boxes were installed as part of the MCORE Project and are designed to help keep cyclists safe.

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Begins 2018-19 Service Year with New Website, Other Changes

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Preview of Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Begins 2018-19 Service Year with New Website, Other Changes

August, 25 (Updated: May, 18)

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) began their 2018-19 Service Year on August 12, 2018. MTD announces changes to the domain address for MTD's website, MTD's social media handles, & all MTD email accounts. We ask members of the public & media representatives to update their records.

MTD 280 tranSPORT Volleyball to Launch Tomorrow, Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Preview of MTD 280 tranSPORT Volleyball to Launch Tomorrow, Saturday, August 18, 2018

August, 17 (Updated: May, 18)

Illinois Athletics & the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) are pleased to announce a free park & ride service, the 280 tranSPORT Volleyball, to shuttle fans from the Bielfeldt Administration Building to Huff Hall for every home Illini Volleyball match.

MTD Launches All-New Website at mtd.org: New Subscription Necessary

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Preview of MTD Launches All-New Website at mtd.org: New Subscription Necessary

August, 12 (Updated: May, 18)

MTD's moved on the web! Find us at mtd.org and try out our new Trip Planning and school trip planning tools. Questions? We're here when you need us, just call 217.384.8188.

$1.45M FTA Grant: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses

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July, 23 (Updated: May, 18)

A $1.45 million competitive Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant has been awarded to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) for the purchase of no-emission, hydrogen fuel cell electric buses and associated infrastructure.

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Veterans To Ride MTD at No Charge with New Veteran Pass, Available January 2, 2018

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Preview of Veterans To Ride MTD at No Charge with New Veteran Pass, Available January 2, 2018

July, 23 (Updated: May, 18)

Beginning January 2018, MTD will offer a free, unlimited, 3-year bus pass to veterans.

Illini Hockey? If So, Illinois Terminal Site Is Chosen

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July, 23 (Updated: May, 18)

The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics (DIA) announced that Illinois will move continue to advance their efforts toward bringing Division I hockey to Champaign-Urbana. The report recommends development of a new facility on the location proposed in downtown Champaign.

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New Mobile Ticketing App, Token Transit, Launched April 2

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Preview of New Mobile Ticketing App, Token Transit, Launched April 2

July, 23 (Updated: May, 18)

The Token Transit app, available on iOS and Android, will allow passengers to purchase one trip, or a student, monthly, annual or Saturday/Sunday pass, with a credit card on the app (or with cash at MTD’s Illinois Terminal in downtown Champaign).

Prevailing Wages for FY2019

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July, 23 (Updated: May, 18)

MTD’s Resolution Ascertaining Prevailing Wages.

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That Fellow Walking Just Named “Walking Fellow”

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Preview of That Fellow Walking Just Named “Walking Fellow”

June, 2 - 3 min read

5 Questions for MTD’s Evan Alvarez

Pulling Off the Illinois Marathon

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Preview of Pulling Off the Illinois Marathon

June, 6 - 4 min read

When it comes to special events, MTD’s in it for the long run

Anticipating Annexation

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Preview of Anticipating Annexation

June, 11 - 2 min read

When public transit means increased independence

Aging In Place Is A Thing

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Preview of Aging In Place Is A Thing

June, 20 - 5 min read

Transit adds additional years of access & independence

In With The New, Out With The Less New

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Preview of In With The New, Out With The Less New

July, 15 - 3 min read

Where buses go when they retire from C-U

Brrrrrr: 6 Tips for Riding Transit in Bitterly Cold Conditions

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Preview of Brrrrrr: 6 Tips for Riding Transit in Bitterly Cold Conditions

January, 3 - 4 min read

Urbana, Illinois—With bone-chilling cold gripping a wide swath of the country, it’s a good time to go over some tips for safely and warmly…

Community Member’s Suggestion Leads to Warmth for Many

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January, 6 - 3 min read

Champaign, IL—When T. F. hit a deer with his car several days ago on I-72 near Decatur, he was happy—happy that he and his daughter were…

You’ll Never Believe What This Teacher’s Christmas Wish Was

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February, 11 - 3 min read

Why would you give bus passes to people who need food and shelter? This social worker spells it out for us.