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

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

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.

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: March, 10)

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

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

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 mtd.org.

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

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

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.

MTD Unveils New Logo to Celebrate 50 Years of Service

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Preview of MTD Unveils New Logo to Celebrate 50 Years of Service

August, 10 (Updated: August, 20)

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: 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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Preview of Temporary Rear Door Boarding on MTD Buses

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. Accessible boarding will continue through the front doors for those with limited mobility.

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

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

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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Preview of MTD Facilities Limiting Public Access

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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Preview of MTD Providing Free Rides

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.

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 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.

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).

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

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Preview of 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.