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#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 Detours (Updated 6/16/17)

Due to road construction on Sheridan between Nebraska...

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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...

CityLink to Provide Free Shuttle for Race for the Cure Participants

CityLink is making transportation easy for participants of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 9, 2015 by providing a free shuttle.  Participants should arrive early for a Park and Ride Shuttle at either the 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...

CityLink Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.


CityLink to Celebrate Passenger Appreciation Day by Offering Free Rides on April 20

On Monday, April 20, CityLink will celebrate its 7th 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 to commemorate Jerome Lilly at the downtown Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams.  This year, the giveaway is an LED reflective light with a swivel clip that can...

CityLink Calls Upon Congress to Renew Investment in Public Transportation

PEORIA, IL April 9, 2015— CityLink today called upon Congress to renew funding for the federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which is set to expire on May 31, 2015. According to a recent report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), if MAP-21 does expire, CityLink could stand to lose $27 million for mass transit projects alone.

On the national level a...


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