One of CityLink's bus operators was praised on Friday for alerting a Peoria County Sheriff's deputy of a suspicious passenger who got off the bus near Calvin Coolidge Middle School. The operator was driving inbound on the #5 Main Route and picked up the passenger at 8:34 a.m. The passenger charged to the front of the bus and demanded to be let off around 8:50 a.m. The CityLink operator noted the passenger's suspicious behavior and was concerned because they were near the school. A Peoria County Sheriff's deputy was nearby, and so the operator alerted them of the passenger's behavior....Read more
No longer will CityLink bus riders in Peoria have to wait until the first of the month to reap the benefits of a multi-day bus pass. Previously, the transit company offered a dated monthly pass. The pass was only good for the month (June, July, August, etc.) stamped on the front of the pass. If a passenger only had money in the middle of the month to purchase this pass, it was not cost effective.
The new 30-Day Pass can be purchased at any time during the month and is valid for 30 days from the first use.
In addition to the new 30-Day Pass, CityLink has rolled out a Day Pass...Read more
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin was in Peoria on Wednesday, August 12 for a press conference to talk about the long-term bi-partisan transportation bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate. The bill includes $4.29 billion in funding for the Bus and Bus Facilities program over six years, which is especially critical to downstate Illinois communities. The transportation bill is currently awaiting a vote from the U.S. House of Representatives.