DANVILLE — And the survey says: City residents would prefer a roundabout to a traditional four-way stop at one of Danville's most problematic intersections.
Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District buses will not operate on Monday in observance of Labor Day.
That includes the revised Air Bus service to Willard Airport, which begins anew on Tuesday.
Back-to-school time means area police have to haul out their own textbook for educating bicyclists who disregard the rules of the road: a pad of traffic tickets.
Faced with the sting of a three-figure fine in both Champaign and Urbana, bicyclists usually need only one ticket to complete that education.
Analyst: Demand will fall after Labor Day, put pressure on price
CHAMPAIGN — Aside from a possible bump up this weekend, look for gas prices to head steadily lower in the period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving, a gasoline analyst said.
CHAMPAIGN — Air Bus service between the University of Illinois campus and Willard Airport will continue for another year, but in a stripped-down version.
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board Wednesday unanimously approved a revised agreement covering the service.
CHAMPAIGN — As a newcomer to Champaign, Mark Goldich of Chicago brought his car to the University of Illinois so he could take off whenever he felt like it.
"I didn't want to feel I was stuck in central Illinois," said the first-year law student.
The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District said it hopes to save thousands of dollars in energy costs through a recently-completed project of installing solar panels at the district's maintenance facility.
The installation of about 1,200 panels on the roof of the structure began last November.
But bus service says district pays for access others don't get
CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign school board member is accusing the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District of "gouging" the school district in its cost estimates for busing students to the proposed Central High School site north of Interstate Drive.
BEMENT — Golf carts are officially coming to Bement streets.
With the state now allowing carts to cross some state highways, the village board has approved a golf cart ordinance — just one year after tabling the issue.
"State says no, the answer is no. State says yes, the answer is yes," board member Robert Stevens Jr. said.
CHAMPAIGN — Due to major electrical work at the State Farm Center this weekend, power will be off at the hall.
The outage will affect traffic signals on Kirby Avenue at First Street and Fourth Street.
The two intersections will be converted to four-way stops starting at 4 p.m. Friday through approximately 8 p.m. Sunday.