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Inbound #1 University Route on Detour Beginning 10/11/18

Beginning on Thursday, October 11, 2018, a road...

CityLink Bus Stop Service Standards

CityLink buses will stop at any marked location...

Route #16 Northwest Express back on regular route

The #16 Northwest Express Route is back on regular route...

#18 Pekin South Route Adjustment 3/5/18
CityLink has made a minor adjustment to the #18 Pekin...
Stop at North & Richmond Unavailable Weekdays from 2:30 PM & 4:30 PM on #10 Sterling Inbound Route

The corner at North and Richmond will not be a CityLink...

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CityLink Launches New Advertising Campaign

CityLink's television advertising campaign showcases the agency's new fleet of buses.  Featuring passenger testimonials, the commercials highlight CityLink's affordability, convenience and reliability.  The rotating spots are airing on local broadcast stations, and are featured on the station websites as well.

Another spot, airing on select Comcast Cable networks, takes a broader view of CityLink and highlights the various locations the system travels to and the many benefits of using public transportation.

James Polk Named Chairman of the GMPTD Board

Members of the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees have selected James Polk to serve as Chairman. This is Polk’s first term in this position.  He previously served as Vice Chair. Polk replaces Don Shay who served as Chair for nine years.
Polk was named to the GPMTD Board in 2004 by then-mayor David Ransburg. A long-time public servant, Polk also serves as Vice Chairman of the Illinois...

CityLink Leading the Way with Green Vehicles

In celebration of Earth Day, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) reminds us that taking public transit is among the most effective ways of reducing our daily carbon footprint because of its ability to take cars off the road.  In fact, when APTA examined the bus fleet  alone, more than 35 percent of U.S. public transportation buses use alternative fuels  or hybrid technology, as of January 1, 2011.  This is a striking contrast to the 1.3 percent of automobiles that used  alternative-fuels in 2010, according to the Energy Information...

Passenger Appreciation Day Planned for April 20

On Saturday, April 20, 2013, CityLink will promote the 5th Annual Passenger Appreciation Day in honor of Jerome Lilly by providing free rides to passengers all day on all fixed routes.  Lilly was the beloved General Manager of CityLink, who passed away unexpectedly in 2007.  April 20th is Lilly’s birthday anniversary.  In addition, special Jerome Lilly coin pouches will be given away at the downtown Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams St., starting at 9:00 a.m.

O’Ryan of Power 92.3 will host a radio remote at the Transit...

Transportation Coalition Working to Improve Accessibility

A task force formed last summer has been working diligently to improve access to transportation for individuals with disabilities in the greater Peoria area.

Under the umbrella of Accessible Transportation Coalitions Initiative (ATCI) offered by Easter Seals Project ACTION (ESPA), the committee has met monthly to address priorities established during a two-day workshop in August 2012.

The Peoria area was among 10 communities from throughout the U.S. selected to participate in the...

CityLink Transit Center Site for iCash Event

The iCash event originally scheduled for March 25 has been re-scheduled for Monday, April 29.  Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-Peoria) will be teaming up with the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer to host an I-Cash Day at various locations throughout the Peoria area including the CityLink Transit Center at 407 SW Adams.

“The State Treasurer’s Office is holding approximately $1.5 billion dollars in unclaimed assets that belong to citizens throughout Illinois,” said Gordon-Booth. “While...

CityLink Officials Joined in Event to Honor LaHood

CityLink General Manager Tom Lucek and Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board Treasurer Sharon McBride joined American Public Transportation Association officials in presenting Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, second from right, with a proclamation honoring his support of public transportation following LaHood’s March 11 speech at the APTA Legislative Conference in Washington. 


CityLink to Provide Shuttle for IHSA Basketball Tourney

CityLink will operate continuous bus shuttles from participating hotels to the Peoria Civic Center for the Illinois High School Association basketball games on Friday and Saturday, March 8 & 9 for the Class 1A and 2A games and Friday and Saturday, March 15 & 16 for the Class 3A and 4A games. Shuttles will pick up in 20-30 minute increments beginning at 9:30 a.m. and run through 11:00 p.m. each weekend.

A one-way fare is $1.00 or a Weekend Fun Bus Pass will also be available for $5.00. Each Weekend Fun Bus pass is good for unlimited rides on CityLink buses all day Friday and...

CityLink Reopens Ticket Office in Transit Center

CityLink officials re-opened the ticket office in the downtown Transit Center on Tuesday, February 26 after the facility had been closed for several days due to a leak in the sprinkler system.

The leak occured overnight at the Center located at 407 S.W. Adams, on Thursday, February 21causing water damage to the carpet in the ticket office.  Due to the extent of the water in the office, restoration efforts took several days in order to remove the water and completely dry out the carpet tiles.

During the closure of the ticket office, the Transit Center remained open for use by...

CityLink Ticket Office at Transit Center Temporarily Closed

A leak in the sprinkler system at the CityLink Transit Center has resulted in temporary closure of the ticket office.  The leak occurred overnight Thursday, Feb. 21 resulting in water running down the walls and onto the floors and carpet in the drivers’ lounge and the ticket office.  

A restoration company is working to remove water in those areas; however the clean-up process will take several days.  The CityLink ticket office at the Transit Center will remain closed on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Monday, Feb. 25.  CityLink officials expect the office to re-open on Tuesday, Feb. 26...


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