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No CityLink Service on September 4 in Observance of Labor Day
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In observance of the Labor Day holiday, CityLink will...
#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 No Longer on Detour (Updated 8/3/17)
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The #6 Sheridan and #10 Sterling routes are no longer on...

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Two New Ways to Easily Ride CityLink Public Transit in Peoria

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 Makes Stop in Peoria to Discuss Long-Term Transportation Bill

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.
 

CityLink Hosts Celebration of 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Sunday, July 26 marked the 25th Anniversary of the day President George Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law.  The ADA Advisory Committee of the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District hosted a celebration of the ADA at the CityLink Transit Center. CityLink, CityLift and CountyLink had several vehicles on display that showcased their accessibility. In addition, a 1975 GMC that was part of Greater Peoria Transit was on display. Guests were able to see how buses before the ADA were not handicap accessible.

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CityLink Board Trustee James Polk Selected as Local Legend

CityLink congratulates GPMTD Board Trustee and Chairperson of ADA Committee James Polk on being selected as a Local Legend in InterBusiness Issues (iBi) magazine.  Since 2013, iBi has honored longtime community leaders through their Local Legends program. (Photos courtesy of InterBusiness Issues magazine)

 
Mr. Polk was selected as a Local Legend, along with four...Read more

CityLink Employee Reggie Livingston Celebrates Son's NBA Championship

CityLink wishes to congratulate Shaun Livingston on winning the NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors! Shaun is a Peoria native and the son of CityLink employee Reggie Livingston. Reggie was able to attend all of the NBA Finals games in Oakland and Cleveland, and was at the game on June 16 when Shaun became a part of NBA history by winning the championship.
 

CityLink Begins Construction on New Bus Shelters

Passengers may begin noticing new bus shelters at several locations along CityLink routes in Peoria.  So far, 6 of the 16 planned new bus shelters have been installed around the city.
 
New shelter located on Reservoir Blvd.
 
All of the bus shelters are solar power LED lighted, with red hipped...Read more

CityLink Joins Bike Peoria for Ride. Rock. Roll. Event

CityLink recently participated in Bike Peoria’s May 30 event called Ride. Rock. Roll. During the event, bike riders could spend the afternoon with friends and family on the Rock Island Greenway. New and seasoned riders could enjoy three routes starting from Junction City. Families with children were invited to enjoy lunch and music at Junction City and then cruise over to Safety Town.
 

CityLink Given Honorable Mention as One of the Top Fleets in the Americas

CityLink was recently named as an Honorable Mention in 2015 for the Top Fleets in the Americas. Among the 12 criteria for the 100 Best Fleets, CityLink’s application included examples in Use of Technology & Information, Performance Recognition, Doing It Right the First Time, Consideration for the Environment, Evidence of High Trust Culture, and Accountability.
 
CityLink was chosen as an Honorable Mention for the Top Fleets in the Americas among the over 38,000 public fleets in North America alone, and the thousands more in South America.

CityLink Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Today CityLink celebrates its 45th Anniversary.  When the private bus company in Peoria ceased operations, the leadership of the City of Peoria, Village of Peoria Heights, and West Peoria Township saw the need for the Greater Peoria Area to have public transportation.  On May 4, 1970, a board appointed by the mayors of those communities formed the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD).  A referendum was passed later that year, which allocated a $5 million tax for the transportation district.  With a...Read more

5 Ways to Reduce Carbon Emissions by Using CityLink

Today is Earth Day! To celebrate, CityLink has compiled a list of 5 ways you can reduce carbon emissions by choosing to ride CityLink.
 
1. All buses in CityLink’s fleet feature Tier 4 Emission Certified Cummins Engines, which is the EPA’s newest standard for on-road vehicles.
2. CityLink’s fleets uses B20 biodiesel fuel.  Biodiesel exhaust has less ozone-forming potential than
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