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News Archives - CityLink | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

CityLink Will Not Provide Service on July 4, 2019

In honor of the Independence Day holiday, CityLink will not offer service on Thursday, July 4. On July 3, the last line-up will depart from the Transit Center at 8:45 p.m. All buses will return to the garage after reaching the end of the outbound route. The CityLink Administrative offices and Transit Center lobby will […]


Posted: June 20, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Celebrates Bike to Work Week 2019

CityLink partnered with the local bicycle advocacy group, Bike Peoria, for National Bike to Work Week by offering free rides to passengers traveling with a bicycle May 13-May 17.  This was the second year that CityLink has participated in Bike to Work Week. During the course of the week, passengers were encouraged to document their […]


Posted: June 6, 2019 | View More »


CityLink & Nelson\Nygaard Hosting Open House Public Meetings

CityLink and Nelson\Nygaard Associates, Inc. are hosting several Open House Public Meetings on June 11 and June 12. The purpose of these meetings is for the consultants at Nelson\Nygaard Associates, Inc. to present the public with information on the transit study, called CityLink on the Move, that they have recently been conducting to evaluate the […]


Posted: June 6, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Celebrate Bike to Work Week 2019

CityLink is offering free rides to passengers traveling with a bicycle on fixed route buses during Bike to Work Week starting on May 13, 2019 through May 17, 2019. May is National Bike Month, and the week of May 13-17 is dedicated to the promotion of biking to work instead of driving. This free ride […]


Posted: May 9, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Host Press Conference/Rally on 4/25

CityLink is joining with public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get on Board Day on Thursday, April 25 by hosting a press conference/rally. Those planned to be in attendance and making remarks include CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs, CityLink Board Chair Art Bell, Peoria City Councilman Eric Turner, Peoria City Councilwoman Beth Jensen, […]


Posted: April 22, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Welcomes Angel Marinich as Assistant GM

CityLink recently welcomed Angel Marinich to its management team as an Assistant General Manager. Marinich joins the First Transit Inc. team that manages CityLink’s public transportation services for the greater Peoria area, including Peoria, West Peoria, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Pekin. This is Marinich’s first position as an employee of First Transit; however, she […]


Posted: April 17, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Partners with Peoria Chiefs to Offer Ticket Discount

CityLink is once again partnering with the Peoria Chiefs to offer a discount for tickets to select Chiefs home games during the 2019 season. Fans can receive up to four tickets for $5 each when they present a CityLink bus pass at the Dozer Park box office for “Bang for Your Buck” Wednesday home games […]


Posted: April 8, 2019 | View More »


7 Safe Transit Riding Tips for Winter Weather

Winter weather is upon us once again in Central Illinois. Taking CityLink is a great alternative transportation option when you want to avoid the hassle of driving in poor weather conditions. Not only are CityLink buses safe and reliable, they are also heated and allow you to relax during your daily commutes when the weather […]


Posted: January 30, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Implementing Signed Bus Stop System

Effective February 3, 2019, CityLink buses will pick-up and drop-off passengers only at signed bus stop locations, designated CityLink benches and shelters for the routes located in Peoria, Peoria Heights and West Peoria. This change has been in progress since the latter part of 2018, and it is an effort to improve passenger safety. All […]


Posted: January 28, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Welcomes Nick Standefer as Assistant GM

CityLink recently welcomed Nick Standefer to its management team as an Assistant General Manager. Standefer joins the First Transit Inc. team that manages CityLink’s public transportation services for the greater Peoria area, including Peoria, West Peoria, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Pekin. This is Standefer’s first position as an employee of First Transit Inc. He […]


Posted: January 23, 2019 | View More »


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