Summer Break Service Reductions Begin Sunday, May 15, 2022

Another summer is set to begin, and MTD would like to remind passengers of our regularly planned upcoming summer service reductions. MTD reduces service during all University of Illinois Breaks, including Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. To coincide with the University of Illinois’ Summer Break occurring May 14 – August 18, 2022, MTD is reducing scheduled service effective Sunday, May 15. There will be no service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, or on Independence Day, Monday, July 4.

The reductions scheduled during Summer Break will be in addition to those reductions previously summarized on January 16. Previously announced service reductions can be found on our Pulse pages.

Summer service reductions will be as follows:

SafeRides Connect service does not operate during the University of Illinois summer break. Last reservations will be taken until 6AM Saturday, May 13.

Fixed Route Reductions

  • 1 Yellow Hopper: Does not operate on days when the University is not in session
  • 2 Red: Express trips (designated with the L and U footnotes) do not operate Monday through Friday
  • 12 Teal: Trips on those schedules with the “U” footnote will not operate
  • 13 Silver: Trips on those schedules with the “U” footnote will not operate; 20-minute frequencies
  • 22/220 Illini Limited: 20-minute frequencies and abbreviated routing during all day types
  • 130 Silver Limited: Abbreviated routing during Weekday Evenings and throughout the Weekend at 20-minute frequencies
  • Late Night: No Late Night (after midnight) service on the 50 Green, 100 Yellow, 120 Teal, 130 Silver Limited, and 220 Illini Limited
  • Sunday Service: No Sunday Evening or Late Night service. This affects the 50 Green, 100 Yellow, 120 Teal, 130 Silver Limited, and 220 Illini Limited. Sunday service generally ends in the 6PM hour.

If you have questions, or need help to learn more about how these reductions might affect your travel, please call us at 217.384.8188. We’re here to help! MTD wishes our passengers a safe, pleasant summer season.