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Blog: 2018

CityLink Celebrates 10th Annual Jerome Lilly Passenger Appreciation Day with Lilly Family

CityLink celebrated its 10th Annual Jerome Lilly Passenger Appreciation Day on Friday, April 20, 2018 by offering free rides on fixed route buses the entire day. In addition, CityLink also handed out a pair of free earbuds to passengers at the Transit Center as a "thank you" gift.

This year, several of Jerome Lilly's family members stopped by the Transit Center. Those present included this sisters Bonita Lilly and Cheryl Lilly-Anthony, his brother Tim Lilly, and father Thomas Lilly. His other sister Pam Lilly could not be there in person, but joined in via FaceTime. Jerome's family...Read more

CityLink Receives 2017 Industry Partnership Award from the National Biodiesel Board

The National Biodiesel Board presented CityLink with the 2017 Industry Partnership Award on April 4, 2018 by Ben Schaefer from the American Lung Association and Rebecca Richardson from MARC-IV on behalf of the B20 Club.

CityLink was presented with this award because of its continued participation in the B20 Club, a joint venture between the Illinois Soybean...Read more

CityLink GM Doug Roelfs Featured in March 2018 Issue of iBi Magazine

CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs is featured in the March 2018 issue of iBi Magazine. This particular issue centered on transportation in the Greater Peoria Area, and Doug contributed by participating in a Q&A.  In addition to the Q&A, Doug also participated in a photoshoot for the magazine with one of the hybrid buses at the Transit Center on February 1.

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Six New Paratransit Vehicles Go Into Service for GPMTD

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) received six new paratransit vehicles in December 2017.  These vehicles are in addition to the 26 new paratransit vehicles that were received earlier in 2017.





Five of the vehicles were recently added to...Read more

CityLift and CountyLink Join Forces with Coordinated Dispatch Effort

Dispatch for CityLift and CountyLink was recently combined at the beginning of February.  Passengers of both services now call 309-999-3667 to schedule a ride.

Prior to this change, CountyLink passengers called a different number to schedule a ride. Having one phone number to call in for rides makes it more efficient for the scheduling of vehicles, and a cooperation of service to benefit the CAUSE area and overall service.  This is a pilot program within the State of...Read more

CityLink Honors Rosa Parks & Celebrates Black History Month by Reserving Seat on Bus 2243 for the Entire Month of February

Passengers who ride bus 2243 the month of February may notice a special seat towards the front of the bus. That is because CityLink has seat reserved in honor of Rosa Parks. The seat is in conjunction with celebrating the life of the Civil Rights pioneer and Black History Month.



The idea for reserving a seat for the whole month of February came from GPMTD Board Member Art Bell. He attended a conference in Atlanta, and...Read more

CityLink Receives 2017 Green Company of the Year Award from East Peoria Chamber of Commerce

CityLink was selected as the 2017 Green Company of the Year by the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, January 25, 2018 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino.



The award was presented to Assistant General Manager John Anderson (L) and Director of Maintenance Mike Brockway (R) during the dinner. Mike also serves as an ambassador for the East Peoria...Read more

CityLink Participates in Interview on WPEO Radio

CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs and Director of Marketing Emily Watson participated in South Side Mission’s radio program “Open Door” on WPEO on Tuesday, January 16.  During the show, they spoke to the host and Director of Church Relations at South Side Mission, Pastor Frank Winfrey, about their experience with volunteering to help prepare Thanksgiving meals at the Mission in November.  They were also given the opportunity to talk about CityLink services.

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