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CHAMPAIGN — City officials on both sides of Wright Street are peddling a new trend: They're building bike lanes, and compared with other Illinois communities, they're pretty persistent.
CHAMPAIGN — Bus service that begins Monday to the Stephens Family YMCA of Champaign County is an "interim step" until a permanent solution comes in August, said the director of the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.
CHAMPAIGN — Area residents will be able to use the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District to get to the Stephens Family YMCA of Champaign County beginning Monday.
MTD spokeswoman Jan Kijowski announced Wednesday that service to the YMCA, 2501 Fields South Drive, C, will start Monday on two weekday routes, the 334 West Direct and the 14 Navy.
URBANA — Forty years ago, Louie Fonseca was a sophomore at the University of Illinois, trying to work his way through school.
URBANA — A 30-year-old Urbana man was injured early Tuesday when his car hit a concrete median on Interstate 74 near Urbana.
The University of Illinois YMCA will soon give you an opportunity to get around town a little easier, but the group needs your help to do it.
The Y and the UI College of Engineering are raising money to create a bike-sharing program called Y-Cycle.
CHAMPAIGN — Peoria Charter Coach will expand its direct motorcoach service between Champaign-Urbana and Chicago starting Monday, the company's local operations manager said.
On Monday, the company will add daily departures from Illinois Terminal in Champaign at 5:45 a.m. and 9:40 a.m., with stops at Midway Airport, Union Station and O'Hare Airport.
A Champaign bus company that was shut down for safety violations will now close its doors permanently.
URBANA — Local bus service will be augmented Saturday morning in the University of Illinois campus area to help UI students get to their 8 a.m. final exams.
Final exams begin at the UI on Friday and end on Dec. 20. This is the first time in several years that the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District will make special accommodations because of Saturday exams.