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No CityLink Service on September 4 in Observance of Labor Day
In observance of the Labor Day holiday, CityLink will...
#2 Monroe and #12 Heights on Detour 7/20/17
Beginning Thursday, July 20, 2017 the Illinois...
East Peoria Bus Stop Moving from Embassy Suites to Sherwin Williams by 7/10/17
On July 10, construction will begin on redesigning...
#11 Western Route Resumes Regular Route (Updated 7/3/17)

Sterling Avenue has been reopened to traffic as of...

#6 Sheridan Route Detour (Updated 6/16/17)

Due to the road construction on Sheridan Road, the #6...

Error in Mar. 2017 Rider's Guide on #4 Knoxville Route

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
The temporary bus stop located at Knoxville and...
#6 Sheridan & #10 Sterling No Longer on Detour (Updated 8/3/17)

The #6 Sheridan and #10 Sterling routes are no longer on...

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Recent News

CityLink Initiates Program to Bring Bus Benches Into Compliance

CityLink has initiated a program to remove bus stop benches that are not in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and City of Peoria regulations.
In 2012, the City passed an ordinance that stated bus benches and shelters could not create obstructions to pedestrians or vehicles.  The standards are in compliance with Public Right Of Way Access Guidelines (PROWAG).  To comply with accessibility the bus benches have to be placed on a five foot by eight foot concrete pad and provide a paved accessible route to the sidewalks.  

October Board Meeting Moved to September 28

The regular meeting of the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees originally scheduled and approved for October 12, 2015, will be held on September 28, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the CityLink Administration Offices at 2105 NE Jefferson St.

No CityLink Bus Service on Labor Day (9/7)

In observance of Labor Day, CityLink and CityLift will not offer service on Monday, September 7.  On Sunday, September 6, 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 5:00 p.m.  CityLink and CityLift service resumes on September 8.  
The Transit Center lobby and CityLink administrative offices will be closed on September 7 and will resume normal operating...

CityLink to Hold Public Hearings Regarding Fare and Pass Changes

As part of the process to implement proposed fare and bus pass changes, the Greater Peoria Mass Transit will hold several public hearings;
1. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 2 p.m., Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th Street, Pekin
2. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 9 a.m., Peoria Public Library Downtown, 107 NE Monroe St.

CityLink Introduces New Unlimited Rides Day Pass Option for Passengers

Beginning August 15, CityLink is offering customers the first of several new ways to pay for their ride.  The new Day Pass saves customers money, eliminates the need for transfers and offers unlimited rides in a single day for only $3.  CityLink cash fares for a single ride are currently $1.

Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Hosts Celebration of 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty-five years ago on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act, also known as the ADA, was signed into law. This landmark legislation ensured rights for millions of Americans who previously had been denied access in employment, housing, and transportation.
The ADA Committee of the GPMTD Board of Trustees is hosting a celebration on Sunday, July 26 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. at the CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams (North Bus Lane under canopy).  Former Transportation...

CityLink Marks Record Fiscal Year Ridership

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) experienced record ridership of 3,420,705 for the 2015 Fiscal Year period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. The previous record fiscal year ridership of 3,408,232 was set in 2013. 
Fiscal Year Ridership
2011 3,014,014

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

In honor of the 4th of July holiday, CityLink and CityLift (paratransit service) will not offer service on Saturday, 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 Friday, July 3, and will reopen on Monday, July 6. The Transit Center lobby will be closed on July 4.  Regular service resumes and the Transit Center lobby will be open on July 5.

GPMTD Board Approves $27 Million Operating Budget

Peoria area bus riders may be seeing higher fares in October and CityLink operating expenses are being reduced by over 8% in the coming 12 months as the result of the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget approved this week by the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees.  The local taxpayer portion of CityLink expenses is expected to remain essentially flat and potential reductions in state funding would likely require reductions in hours of service.
CityLink provides public transportation and door-to-door paratransit service to the disabled in Peoria, West...

CityLink to Hold Final Public Open House for Proposed Northside Transfer Zone

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) will be hosting a Public Open House on Wednesday, 
June 10, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Life Together Center, First Federated Church, 3625 N. Sheridan Road 
(corner of Sheridan and War Memorial Drive). CityLink staff and consultants from TranSystems will present information 
on the conclusions of the year-long study.
The North Side Transfer Zone is a proposed designated area that will accommodate transit passenger transfers between 
approximately seven bus...


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