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#2 Monroe and #12 Heights on Detour 7/20/17
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Beginning Thursday, July 20, 2017 the Illinois...
East Peoria Bus Stop Moving from Embassy Suites to Sherwin Williams by 7/10/17
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On July 10, construction will begin on redesigning...
#11 Western Route Resumes Regular Route (Updated 7/3/17)
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Sterling Avenue has been reopened to traffic as of...

#6 Sheridan Route Detour (Updated 6/16/17)
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Due to the road construction on Sheridan Road, the #6...

Error in Mar. 2017 Rider's Guide on #4 Knoxville Route
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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
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The temporary bus stop located at Knoxville and...
#6 Sheridan & #10 Sterling Detours (Updated 6/16/17)
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Due to road construction on Sheridan between Nebraska...

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CityLink & ATU #416 Participate in Kroger Community Report

CityLink and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416 was asked several months ago (WAY back in February, to be exact!) to participate in this year's Kroger Community Report because of the long-time partnership that exists between CityLink, the ATU #416, and Kroger for the Stuff-A-Bus food drive. CityLink, the ATU #416, Kroger, and its media partners of Cumulus Media (radio) and WMBD/WYZZ (TV) are currently gearing up for the 29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, so we thought this was the perfect time to share some of the best...Read more

ATU #416 Participates in 2016 Labor Day Parade

Current and retired members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416 participated in the annual 2016 Labor Day Parade & Picnic on Monday, September 5, 2016. The Labor Day Parade, with over 100 entries of various trade unions, began at 10 a.m. and started in front of the Fire Station on Monroe Street and ended at the Peoria County Courthouse. The Labor Day picnic was from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Riverfront Festival Park.

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CityLink Participates in Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Video

CityLink was recently asked to participate in the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau's latest "Tourin' the Town" video for August 2016. This month featured different modes of transportation available in the Peoria area.

On August 25, the PACVB's Marketing Coordinator Andrew Barra, Community Development Manager Kaci Osborne, and Tourism Intern Jordan Martin shot video of the one of the buses at the CityLink Administrative building and at the Transit Center. Here are couple of behind the scenes photos of Andrew, Kaci, and Jordan shooting the video.

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CityLink Offers Convenient and Affordable Back-To-School Transportation Options

Making the decision to go to college is an exciting time in most people’s lives.  It’s an opportunity to continue your education and provide yourself with a bright future of endless possibilities.  However, being in college can be an uphill battle for some when it comes to finances.  One thing that shouldn’t be a struggle for college students is transportation.  CityLink recently sat down with Kiara Baskin, a current ICC student who uses CityLink on a daily basis to get to and from school.
 
Kiara is a Business Administration major and has been attending ICC for 2 and a...Read more

CityLink Employee's NBA Player Son Gives Back to the Community This Summer

Shaun Livingston, son of CityLink employee Reggie Livingston, is enjoying some time off this summer after another fantastic season with the Golden State Warriors.  Not only did the Warriors make it to the NBA Finals for a second straight season this year, they also set several NBA season records, including the best start to a season (they went 24-0 to start the season), the best regular-season record of 73-9, and the longest home win streak of 54 games.  It was truly an amazing feat to watch unfold throughout the course of the season.  Unfortunately,  the Warriors lost in the NBA Final to...Read more

CityLink Director of Marketing Takes a Ride Along with CityLift

CityLink Director of Marketing Emily Watson recently went on a “ride along” with one of the operators for CityLift, which is the demand response paratransit service comprised of 48 vehicles, managed by the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) and operated by MV Transportation.
 
On Thursday, July 7, Emily arrived at the CityLift office and facilities, located at 1030 W. Olympia Drive, at 10:30 a.m.  She was given a tour of the facilities by CityLift General Manager Angel Marinich.  The CityLift facilities are comprised of administrative offices, dispatch,...Read more

CityLink Employee Donates to Susan G. Komen Memorial Affiliate Through Gaming Group

CityLink 2nd Shift Maintenance Foreman, Jim Harness, was recently featured on the Susan G. Komen Memorial Affiliate Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/komenpeoria) for making a donation to the organization. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Jim was making the donation on behalf of a gaming group he belongs to called Fans of Gaming. CityLink decided they had to learn more about Fans of Gaming and Jim’s involvement in the group!
 

CityLink Celebrates 11th Annual Dump the Pump Day on June 16

On Thursday, June 16, CityLink celebrated the 11th Annual Dump the Pump Day with a social media photo contest.  Dump the Pump Day is a national event recognized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), and it is celebrated by transit agencies across the United States each year.  According to APTA’s May Transit Saving Report, a two-person household can save, on the average, $9,377 a year by downsizing to one car.  In 2015, Americans took 10.6 billion trips on public transportation - the third highest in 10 years.
 

Representatives from CityLink handed out...Read more

CityLink Dedicates Bus Shelter in Honor of Glen & Polly Barton

CityLink held a ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016 to dedicate the bus shelter located in front of Quest Charter Academy High School in honor of Glen and Polly Barton.  Members of the CityLink Board of Trustees and members of the Quest Charter Academy Board of Directors were in attendance for the ceremony.
 

CityLink Promotes Martha Howarter to the Position of Director of Federal Programs

Martha Howarter was recently promoted at CityLink as the Director of Federal Programs. In her new position, she is responsible for ensuring CityLink is in compliance with all applicable federal laws, regulations, and policies; preparing quarterly Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant reports; ensuring grant timelines stay on track; and...Read more

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