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CityLink to Provide March Madness Transportation for 2017 IHSA Basketball Tournament
Monday, March 6, 2017
CityLink will operate continuous bus shuttles from participating hotels to the Peoria Civic Center for the Illinois High School Association Boys Basketball State Finals on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11 for the Class 1A and 2A games, and Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 for the Class 3A and 4A games. Shuttles will pick up in 20-30 minute increments beginning at 9:30 a.m. and will run through 11:00 p.m. each weekend.
The best fare option when using the CityLink March Madness Express Shuttle is to purchase a Day Pass, which offers unlimited rides on any CityLink bus for one service day for $3.00. A new Day Pass is required for each day. The Day Pass is conveniently available for purchase on any CityLink bus; at the Downtown Peoria Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams; and during regular business hours at the CityLink Administration Building, located at 2105 NE Jefferson. Customers may also choose to pay the cash fare of $1.00 per ride or $0.50 per ride for seniors 65 and over. Children 54 inches or shorter ride free if accompanied by an adult.
Participating East Peoria area hotels: Best Western Plus, Embassy Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Motel 6, Par-A-Dice Hotel, and Stoney Creek Inn.
Participating Northwoods Mall area hotels: Baymont Inn and Suites, Comfort Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Extended Stay America, Quality Inn & Suites, Red Roof Inn, Residence Inn, Springhill Suites, Super 8 Motel, and TraveLodge Hotel – Brandywine.
Not all hotel locations are shuttle stops, but there is a stop near each participating hotel.
For a complete listing of shuttle stop locations, please visit www.ridecitylink.org/mmexpress, or contact CityLink Customer Service at 309-676-4040.