CityLink will not offer bus service on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, or New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1. On Thursday, December 24 and Thursday, December 31, 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 Transit Center hours of operation on those days are 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Transit Center Customer Service and ticket offices will be closed December 25 and January 1, and will resume regular business hours following each holiday. CityLink...
2016 Peoria Historical Calendar Features Streetcar Photo Collection
Thursday, December 3, 2015
CityLink’s 2016 Peoria Historical Calendar is now available, and it would make a great stocking stuffer for local historians. This year, the calendar features a collection of streetcar photographs taken by local train enthusiast Paul Stringham in the 1930s and 1940s when Illinois Power ran the electric streetcars in Peoria. Stringham’s interest in streetcars stemmed from his father’s occupation as a streetcar motorman and car barn foreman for Illinois Power. Stringham
28th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Wraps Up with 9.18 Tons of Donations Collected
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The 28th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially wrapped up on Tuesday, December 1. The campaign began on November 6 and concluded with a press conference at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service to announce the total weight of the bus filled with the food collected during the campaign.
The total weight of the food collected on the bus during the campaign was 14,910 pounds or 7.45 tons. In addition, another 3453 pounds/dollars...
CityLink and CityLift Thanksgiving Holiday Operating Hours
Monday, November 23, 2015
CityLink and CityLift will not offer service on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26. The CityLink Transit Center and administrative offices will also be closed. On Wednesday, November 25, the last CityLink line up will depart from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m. and then all buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route. The Transit Center hours of operation on Wednesday, November 25 will be 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Bus service resumes as scheduled on Friday, November 27. The...
(Peoria, IL) -- On Friday, November 20, the second annual Day of Stuffing will be held at the Kroger on W. Lake Ave. Part of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive, this event is held to encourage donations for the annual campaign that benefits the food pantry at the Peoria Friendship House.
The public is asked to bring food donations – or purchase items at the Kroger store – to be placed on the classic CityLink bus on that day. Several area...
CityLink Offering Complimentary 2016 Peoria Historical Calendar in Exchange for Non-Perishable Food Donation to Stuff-A-Bus on November 18
Monday, November 16, 2015
The public can receive a complimentary 2016 Peoria Historical Calendar in exchange for a non-perishable food donation to the Stuff-A-Bus food drive at the CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams Street, on Wednesday, November 18. Representatives from CityLink will be in the Transit Center lobby from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. that day; however, individuals may still receive a calendar in exchange for a donation at the Customer Service windows until the Transit Center lobby closes at 8 p.m.
CityLink Offering Complimentary $3 Day Pass in Exchange For Three Non-Perishable Food Donations to Stuff-A-Bus on November 13
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
CityLink passengers can receive a complimentary $3 All Day Pass with the donation of three non-perishable food items for the Stuff-A-Bus food drive at the CityLink Transit Center lobby on Friday, November 13 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Three or more items are required to receive a complimentary Day Pass. This offer is limited to one Day Pass per customer.
The Day Pass offers unlimited rides for one passenger for one complete service day. The cost is $3 per pass, and transfers are not needed when using the Day Pass....
CityLink to Offer Free Ride Opportunities on November 11
Monday, November 9, 2015
CityLink will offer free rides to veterans on Wednesday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Passengers are asked to present valid veteran identification or CityLink half-fare ID to the bus operator upon boarding the bus.
Since November 2012, CityLink has offered half-fares to veterans. CityLink encourages veterans to visit the Special Services office on the second level of the Transit Center to apply for a CityLink half-fare identification card.
In addition, passengers can ride free on all CityLink buses on November 11 by donating a...
The 2015 Stuff-A-Bus food drive for Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, November 6 at 10 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 801 W. Lake Avenue in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, Peoria Friendship House and Kroger were on hand to kick off the 28th annual food drive.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is in the Peoria area this weekend and was present at the Stuff-A-Bus kickoff...
CityLink Plans for Potential Delays in Service on October 18 during the Peoria Marathon
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
On Sunday, October 18 the Peoria Marathon foot race will start at Jefferson and Liberty at 7:00 a.m. until around 1:00 p.m. This race is a 26 mile foot race and will cover much of the city.
Please be aware there will be times when CityLink buses will experience delays and roads will be closed throughout the city. There may also be times all buses will not be at the Transit Center at the same time.
Main Street will be closed from Sheridan to Jefferson for most of the race and passengers will need...