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#18 Pekin South Route Adjustment 3/5/18
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CityLink to Provide March Madness Transportation for 2018 IHSA Basketball Tournament

CityLink will operate continuous bus shuttles from participating hotels to the Peoria Civic Center for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Basketball State Finals on Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 for the Class 1A and 2A games, and Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 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...

#18 Pekin South Route to Provide Service to UnityPoint Pekin East Facility & Avanti’s Dome Starting Mar. 5

CityLink has made a minor adjustment to the #18 Pekin South Route to provide service to the UnityPoint Pekin East facility and the Avanti’s Dome, both located on Griffin Street, effective March 5, 2018.
The #18 will now provide hourly inbound service to the UnityPoint Pekin East facility and the Avanti’s Dome area at approximately 14 after the hour beginning at 7:14 a.m. through 5:14 p.m.  The inbound departure time from Walmart will now be two minutes later at approximately 12 after the hour starting at 7:12 a.m. through 5:12 p.m.

CityLink Donates Bus to Illinois Central College for Educational Purposes

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) officially donated a 35-foot Gillig diesel bus to the Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) program at Illinois Central College during a press conference on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  

Bus 1903 was initially placed into service in March 2004, and it was removed from CityLink’s active fleet in fall 2017.  The bus exceeded the average useful life expectancy of 12 years for a public transportation bus.  This number is dictated by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

“We are pleased to donate one of our...

CityLink Winter Holiday Hours of Operation 2017

CityLink will not offer bus service on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, or New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1.  On Sunday, December 24 and Sunday, December 31, the last line up will depart from the Transit Center at 7:30 p.m.  All buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route.  The Transit Center Customer Service hours of operation on those days are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Transit Center Customer Service and ticket offices will be closed December 25 and January 1, and will resume regular business hours the day following each holiday. ...

CityLink to Re-Evaluate Proposed North Side Transfer Zone Site Location

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) has made the decision to re-evaluate the proposed location at 4310 N. Brandywine Drive for the North Side Transfer Zone facility site.  CityLink, in conjunction with the consulting firm TranSystems, held a public meeting on December 5 at First Federated Church’s Life Together Center to provide information on the proposed site.  Residents of that area in attendance expressed their concerns over the facility being located near a residential neighborhood, which was a factor in prompting CityLink to re-evaluation this location.


2018 Peoria Historical Calendar Features Popular Local Theatres

The 2018 Peoria Historical Calendar is now available.  This year, the calendar features vintage photographs of the theatres that were once prevalent entertainment venues throughout Peoria and helped coin the popular phrase “Will it play in Peoria?”  The photographs for this year’s calendar were provided by the Peoria Historical Society, and the historical content for each page was provided by the Bradley University Special Collections Center and the Peoria Public Library....

CityLink North Side Transfer Zone Public Meeting Planned for Dec. 5

Date:  December 5, 2017
WHO:  CityLink (Greater Peoria Mass Transit District)
WHAT: North Side Transfer Zone Public Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Life Together Center located next to the First Federated Church (3625 N. Sheridan Rd.)
WHY:  This meeting will review the environmental study for the proposed site for a new North Side Transfer Zone at 4310 N. Brandywine Drive. Representatives from CityLink and TranSystems will be...

30th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Collects 10.048 Tons of Donations

The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially wrapped up on Tuesday, November 28.  The campaign began on October 27 and concluded with a press conference at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service to announce the total weight of the bus filled with the food collected during the campaign.

The total weight of the food collected on the bus during the campaign was 20,096 pounds or 10.048 tons.  

“We are thrilled we met our goal to collect 10 tons of food for the 30th...

Stuff-A-Bus Wrap Up Press Conference Planned for Nov. 28

Date:  November 28, 2017
WHO:  CityLink, Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, Kroger, Cumulus Radio, WYZZ Fox 43, WMBD CBS 3, and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local #416
WHAT: 30th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Wrap Up Press Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Gymnasium, Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service; 800 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria
WHY:  The 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Stuff-A-Bus food drive for the Peoria...

Peoria Rivermen to Host Stuff-A-Bus Night on Nov. 25

Date:  November 22, 2017
WHO: Peoria Rivermen, CityLink and the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service
WHAT: Stuff-A-Bus Night at the Peoria Rivermen Game
WHEN: Saturday, November 25 – Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; Game time is 7:15 p.m.
WHERE: Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL
WHY:  The Peoria Rivermen are hosting Stuff-A-Bus night at their game against the Mississippi RiverKings on November 25. The first 1000 fans who bring a donation of non-...


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