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#11 Western Route Detour (Updated 6/16/17)
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Due to a storm sewer project in West Peoria, the #11...
#6 Sheridan Route Detour (Updated 6/16/17)
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Due to the road construction on Sheridan Road, the #6...

Error in Mar. 2017 Rider's Guide on #4 Knoxville Route
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There was an error printed in the March 2017 CityLink...

Temporary Stop on #4 Knoxville Route at Crossing Drive & Knoxville No Longer Available as of 3/6/17
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The temporary bus stop located at Knoxville and...
#6 Sheridan & #10 Sterling Detours (Updated 6/16/17)
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Due to road construction on Sheridan between Nebraska...

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CityLink Receives Two Additional Diesel-Electric Hybrid Buses

CityLink recently received two additional 40’ New Flyer Xcelsior® diesel-electric hybrid buses.  The new buses are identical to the hybrid buses CityLink received in late 2016.  Manufacturing of the new buses began in Winnipeg, Manitoba and they were completed in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  The buses were purchased with the assistance of an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Capital Grant, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Clean Fuels Program (5308) and FTA Urbanized Area Formula Grant (5307).
 
CityLink’s diesel-electric hybrid buses use both bio-diesel...

CityLink to Participate in 12th Annual Dump the Pump Day on June 15

CityLink will participate in the 12th Annual Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 15.  This is a national event recognized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), and it is celebrated by transit agencies across the United States.  According to the APTA June Transit Savings Report, the annual savings is $9,797 for a person who switches his or her daily commute by car to taking public transportation.  Individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, more than $816 per month.  In 2016, Americans took 10.4 billion trips on public
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No CityLink Service on May 29 in Observance of Memorial Day

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, CityLink will not provide service on Monday, May 29, 2017.  
 
The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will also be closed for the holiday.  On Sunday, May 28, the Transit Center lobby will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and the customer service windows will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
 
Full service resumes on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
 
Burlington Trailways and Peoria Charter Coach will...

CityLink to Provide Free Shuttle Service for Race for the Cure Participants on May 13

CityLink is making transportation convenient for participants of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 13, 2017 by providing a free shuttle.  Participants of the event should arrive early for a Park and Ride Shuttle at either Northwoods Mall (JC Penney entrance on the Sterling side), or Evergreen Square (LensCrafters).  The shuttles begin transporting passengers to the Race for the Cure at 6:15 a.m. and will continue until 7:15 a.m.  Buses will return passengers back to the Park and Ride locations immediately following the event once the streets reopen.
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CityLink to Celebrate 9th Annual Jerome Lilly Passenger Appreciation Day on April 20

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 CityLink will celebrate its 9th  Annual Passenger Appreciation Day to honor Jerome Lilly by providing free rides to passengers all day on all fixed routes.  Lilly, a beloved General Manager of CityLink, passed away unexpectedly in 2007.  April 20 was chosen as the date for Passenger Appreciation Day because it was Lilly’s birthday. 
 
In addition, a special item will be given away as a token of appreciation at...

CityLink Easter Sunday Hours of Operation 2017

In observance of the Easter Sunday holiday, CityLink will not have service on Sunday, April 16, 2017. On April 15, the last lineup will depart from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m. All buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route.
 
The Transit Center Customer Service windows will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on April 15. The CityLink Administrative office will be closed the entire weekend. Both locations resume normal operating hours on Monday, April 17.
 
Burlington Trailways and Peoria Charter Coach...

CityLink Partners with the Peoria Chiefs to Offer Revamped Discount on Chiefs Tickets During 2017 Season

CityLink is once again partnering with the Peoria Chiefs to offer a discount for tickets to select Chiefs home games during the 2017 season.  This year, fans can receive up to four tickets for $5 each when they present a CityLink bus pass at the Dozer Park box office for Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday home games all season long beginning on Sunday, April 9, 2017.  The limit is four tickets per game and only one bus pass is required to purchase the tickets at the discounted rate.
 
The staff at the Dozer Park box...

GPMTD to Receive New Paratransit (CityLift) Vehicles in July

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) has entered into a contract with Central States Bus Sales, Inc. for the purchase and delivery of  26 new paratransit (CityLift) vehicles.  These vehicles are Ford E450 Body-on-Chassis with a Champion Challenger body.  They will have the capacity to accommodate up to 14 passengers and numerous wheelchairs.  The contract GPMTD entered into with Central States Bus Sales, Inc. for the 26 vehicles is not to exceed $1,656,200.  There is an option to purchase an additional 14 paratransit vehicles over the next five years.
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Jennifer Lee Appointed to the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees

Jennifer Lee attended her first board meeting on March 6, 2017 since she was appointed to the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees on February 14, 2017.  Mayor Jim Ardis appointed her to the board.  Lee is serving the remainder of James Polk’s term until June 30, 2017. Polk passed away last November and served on the GPMTD Board of Trustees for 12 years. 
 
Lee has been a Peoria resident for over 30 years and she...

CityLink to Provide March Madness Transportation for 2017 IHSA Basketball Tournament

CityLink will operate continuous bus shuttles from participating hotels to the Peoria Civic Center for the Illinois High School Association Boys Basketball State Finals on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 for the Class 1A and 2A games, and Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 for the Class 3A and 4A games. Shuttles will pick up in 20-30 minute increments beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will run through 11:00 p.m. each weekend.
 
The best fare option when using the CityLink March Madness Express Shuttle is to purchase a Day Pass, which offers unlimited rides on...

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