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CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

Students getting on a MTD bus at the bus stop in front of Illini Union Bookstore on October 12, 2015.

By Lilly Mashayek

October 13, 2015

Any student who has ever missed the 22 Illini before an 8 a.m. class will appreciate the addition of new buses to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s fleet.CUMTD was granted $7.8 million from the Federal Transit Authority, FTA, to purchase up to 42 new buses over the next five years, said ...

MCORE project unveiled

An MCORE open house revealed plans for construction on the University's campus. This is a photo illustration of how Green Street will be designed after construction is finished.

By Marijo Enderle

September 21, 2015

Major construction is scheduled to begin on campus next fall, as Green Street will see the addition of a protected bike lane, a new entrance to the Illini Union and a transit boarding island.The cities of Champaign and Urbana, the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and the University unveiled the...

MTD adds new campus route, proposes changes for the fall

A student boards the 220N bus at the Transit Plaza.

By Mariah Schaefer

May 25, 2015

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District has proposed changes to many of its bus routes and is looking to increase fares for this fall.On Wednesday, MTD held a public hearing at the Illinois Terminal where interested community members could give the company input on the proposed changes.Seven rout...

MTD server updates Wednesday

By Jessica Heinz

January 10, 2015

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will begin upgrading their bus servers at 8 p.m. Wednesday. During this time, the servers will be unavailable on every platform, including the MTD’s website, apps and mobile site, according to a press release. It is expected to take several hours to complete the upgrade. Customers...

MTD begins fall break schedule

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 23, 2014

The Champaign-Urbana MTD Bus Service schedule will be reduced over the fall break and have no service on Thanksgiving day. Buses will beginning operating on the regular schedule Dec. 1. Saturday, Nov. 22 50 Green, 100 Yellow and 120 Teal late night service does not operate 130 Silver Limited operates...

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

By Declan Harty

February 11, 2014

At the beginning of each semester, thousands of students arrive on campus, bringing with them heaps of clothes, treasured pictures of loved ones, and, although perhaps unknowingly, items that they will never use. Unnecessary items brought to campus may range from school supplies to cars, according to Tri...

MTD rerouting service on Thursday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 16, 2014

Champaign-Urbana MTD is rerouting service on First Street starting Thursday. The reroute is due to utility work on First Street between Peabody Drive and Gregory Drive and is expected to last three months. Reroute details are as follows: 1N Yellow/YELLOWhopper-Lot E-14 to Oak Street to Gregory Drive...