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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 Partners with Peoria Rivermen to Offer Ticket Discount for Friday and Sunday Home Games During 2017-2018 Season

CityLink is partnering with the Peoria Rivermen to offer a discount for tickets to Friday and Sunday home games for the 2017-2018 season.  Fans can receive up to four lower bowl tickets for $10 each when they present a CityLink bus pass at the Rivermen box office for Friday or Sunday home games all season long beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2017.  The limit is four tickets per game and only one bus pass is required to purchase tickets at the discounted rate.  All Rivermen home games are played in Carver Arena at the Peoria Civic Center (201 SW Jefferson Avenue).

The staff at...

Andrew Dwyer Elected to the Illinois Public Transportation Association Board of Directors

CityLink Director of Mobility, Andrew Dwyer, was recently elected to the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA) Board of Directors.  Dwyer has been with CityLink for nearly two years, and he has been involved with IPTA for approximately 10 years.
“I chose to run for the IPTA Board of Directors to provide the Peoria area with a voice among transit peers across the state and within an organization that has an impact on the legislation that governs public transportation agencies, such as the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD).  I hope that by...



Turtle Top Buses

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District will be hosting an online auction to dispose of 26 turtle top buses.  Auction begins August 18, 2017 through December 31, 2017 and can be found at  All questions should be directed to:

Kari Ray, Senior Accountant

Greater Peoria Mass Transit District...

No CityLink Service on September 4 in Observance of Labor Day

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, CityLink will not provide service on Monday, September 4.  The CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, and the Administrative offices, located at 2105 NE Jefferson, will both be closed for the holiday.
On Sunday, September 3, the last lineup departs from the Transit Center at 7:30 p.m., and then all buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route.  The Transit Center lobby will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the customer service windows will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m...

CityLink Once Again Partnering with Smith Career Center at Bradley University for Snapchat Contest

CityLink is once again partnering with the Smith Career Center at Bradley University for a contest on the social media platform Snapchat called “BU on the Bus” from August 19 until September 9.
Students are invited to participate in the contest by posting creative videos and/or pictures while taking a CityLink bus or at the downtown CityLink Transit Center (407 SW Adams St.) to their Snapchat story.  Contest entries should be downloaded and emailed to Smith Career Center Graduate Assistant Hannah Ramlo at hramlo@mail....

CityLink Bus Passes Offer Affordable Transportation Options for Local College Students

Back-To-School time has arrived and Peoria area colleges and universities will begin the fall semester in a matter of weeks.  Most college students are trying to find ways to save money, and using CityLink is one way students can go green while saving some green.
CityLink has several routes that access higher education institutions in the Peoria area.  CityLink offers service to all three ICC campus locations.  The #20 ICC Express route provides service between Downtown Peoria and the East Peoria campus of ICC.  The #1 University route offers access to the Peoria...

GPMTD Receives First Wave of New Paratransit (CityLift) Vehicles

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) recently received the first set of five of its new paratransit (CityLift) vehicles. The initial vehicles received are Ford E450 Body-on-Chassis with a Champion Challenger body.  They were manufactured by Champion in Imlay City, Michigan and brokered by Central States Bus Sales, Inc. in Fenton, MO. 
These vehicles have the capacity to...

CityLink 4th of July Hours of Operation and Park and Ride Shuttle Information

In honor of the Independence Day holiday, CityLink will not offer service on Tuesday, July 4.  On July 3, the last line-up 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 CityLink Administrative offices will be closed on July 4, and will reopen on Wednesday, July 5. The Transit Center lobby will also be closed on July 4.  Regular service resumes and the Transit Center lobby and CityLink Administrative offices will be open on July 5.
Burlington Trailways and Peoria Charter...

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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