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MTD Announces Prospective Day-to-Day Service Cuts due to Operator Shortage | August 17, 2021

MTD News

August, 17 (Updated: August, 27)

MTD would like the public to be prepared for the possibility of day-to-day service cuts this fall due to a shortage of qualified Operators. These trip cancellations will result in decreased frequency on the affected routes.

Structural Issue on Washington St. Bridge between Scottswood & MacArthur Causes Reroutes | August 5

MTD News

August, 6 (Updated: August, 9)

Due to new weight limit restrictions preventing buses from traveling on Washington between Scottswood and MacArthur, MTD’s 5E/W Green and 70 E/W Grey Evening, Saturday, and Sunday routes will be rerouted beginning Thursday evening, August 5. The length of these reroutes is unknown.

MTD Resumes Fare Enforcement, Front Door Boarding | AUGUST 15, 2021

MTD News

June, 30 (Updated: August, 16)

MTD will resume fare enforcement with the start of MTD’s new Service Year on Sunday, August 15. Beginning Thursday, July 15, passengers are invited to resume front door boarding. Front door boarding will be required when fare enforcement resumes in August.

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

MTD News

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.

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

MTD News

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.

$1.45M FTA Grant: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses

MTD News

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.


New Mobile Ticketing App, Token Transit, Launched April 2

MTD News

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).

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


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.