- Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District
Visit mtd.org for the latest updates on maps and schedules, SafeRides, and an overview of the MTD system
Champaign County has an airport; the Willard Airport is located in Savoy. Be sure to visit iflycu.com.
Downtown Champaign also has its' very own Amtrak station. Visit www.amtrak.com to learn more information about possible destinations and rates.
Rent Zipcars by the hour or day, and only pay for the time you use. Includes gas and insurance and every reservation comes with 180 free miles per day. Because car sharing can reduce the demand for parking and congestion, as well as your carbon footprint, it’s good for everyone. Six Zipcar vehicles are conveniently located in Urbana-Champaign. Visit their website to find out more!
The Parking Department at the University of Illinois is your central source for all questions related to parking at the Urbana-Champaign campus. Please visit the Parking Department website to explore questions you might have. Additionally, be sure to check out their Map, Frequently Asked Questions, and information on a Citation links.
Parking options administered by the City of Champaign include locations both Downtown and in the Campus District. Explore information regarding options, rates, citations, and more for the City of Champaign.
Parking options administered by the City of Urbana include locations Downtown, West Urbana Neighborhoods, and in the Campus District. Please view the Urbana Visitor’s Guide to Parking, the Urbana Parking regulations, and the guide to Urbana meter enforcement.
Garbage & Recycling
All trash collection in the City of Champaign and Urbana is handled by private haulers.
Maintaining an attractive neighborhood means making sure that trash and litter around your home is picked up, secured in a proper container, and left out for pick-up by your garbage collector. In Urbana, containers must be removed from the street by no later than 10 a.m. on the day following your collection. The City of Urbana provides collection of recyclable containers and paper products.
If you live in Urbana, the recycling tax is a city tax and the landlord cannot charge you more than the amount charged by the city. The charge is $2.50 per month per apartment (or $2.50 monthly for a single house). Your landlord may charge the tax to you ONLY IF the lease states that you pay the landlord for the recycling tax.
In Champaign, city code requires owners of properties with more than 4 units to remove snow and ice from driveways, parking lots, and walkways on the property. This must be done within 12 hours of daylight after the snow or ice has fallen or formed. This does not apply to the sidewalks in front of the building.
In campus and downtown districts of Champaign, landlords are also required to shovel the public sidewalks if there has been more than 2 inches of snowfall and they must remove the snow within 48 hours after the public works director announces there have been 2 inches of snowfall.
In Urbana, city code requires landlords to remove snow and ice from every stair, porch and fire escape. There is also a code that requires landlords to keep sidewalks, walkways, driveways, and parking spaces free of hazardous conditions.
Please view the links below for more detailed information on the laws and who to contact to report a problem regarding snow removal in both Urbana and Champaign.
Urbana and Champaign have several storage companies that offer units for multiple storage needs. Additionally, there are several companies who offer moving truck rentals or moving service assistance. Please reference the links below.
- Emergency - 911
- Cable TV and Internet
- Post Office
- 1409 West Green Street, Urbana
- 302 East Green Street, Champaign
- 600 North Neil Street, Champaign
- 2001 North Matthis Avenue, Champaign
- 3100 East Tatman Court, Urbana
- 202 South Broadway Avenue, Urbana
- 1409 West Green Street, Urbana
- Drivers Bureau — 217-278-3344
Secretary of State, 2012 Round Barn Road, Champaign
- Voter Registration — 217-384-3720
County Clerk, 1776 East Washington, Urbana
- Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union
44 East Main Street, Champaign