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CityLink Participates in Video Shoot with the Peoria Chiefs

CityLink is excited that baseball is finally back in Peoria! After having to cancel the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Peoria Chiefs are back on the diamond at Dozer Park for the 2021 season. CityLink has been the sponsor of the Peoria Chiefs mascot, Homer, for several years, and we are continuing […]

Posted: May 25, 2021 | View More »

CityLink Hosts Public Vaccination Clinic at Transit Center on April 8

CityLink partnered with the Peoria City/County Health Department to host a public COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Transit Center on Thursday, April 8, 2021. This clinic was open to the public, but did require pre-scheduling an appointment. The appointments booked up within 24 hours! AMT was on-site for this clinic as well and administered the […]

Posted: April 22, 2021 | View More »

Passenger Link – April 2021

GPMTD Welcomes Chris Ahart to Board of Trustees GPMTD recently welcomed Chris Ahart to the GPMTD Board of Trustees. He attended his first board meeting on Monday, February 8, 2021 since being appointed to the board on February 2, 2021. Ahart is representing the Village of Peoria Heights and he was appointed by Mayor Michael […]

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Posted: April 19, 2021 | View More »

CityLink Thank Mayor Jim Ardis for His Years of Service to the City of Peoria

Back in March, GPMTD Board of Trustees Chair Art Bell and CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs met with current Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis to thank him for his many years of public service to the City of Peoria. Mayor Ardis has been mayor since 2005, serving more consecutive terms than any other mayor in the […]

Posted: April 9, 2021 | View More »

Behind-The-Scenes Look at Making of New B20 Club Partnership Video

Towards the end of 2020, CityLink participated in a video to highlight our renewed partnership with the B20 Club and our use of B20 biodiesel fuel. Featured in the video is CityLink Assistant General Manager Nick Standefer, CityLink maintenance employee Jason Calligan, and, of course, several CityLink buses! Below are some behind-the-scenes photos from the […]

Posted: March 12, 2021 | View More »

Passenger Link – January 2021

COVID-19 Update CityLink/GPMTD resumed fare collection on all transportation services beginning on Monday, January 4, 2021 Passengers of CityLink fixed route bus service, CityLift paratransit service and CountyLink rural transportation service now need to pay a fare to ride. CityLink/GPMTD resumed fare collection on all transportation services beginning on Monday, January 4, 2021 Passengers of […]

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Posted: January 12, 2021 | View More »

CityLink Looks Ahead to Exciting Things to Come in 2021

As we begin to look forward to the new year, we can’t help but be excited by several projects that are underway or upcoming for CityLink/GPMTD. While 2020 has been a challenging year, 2021 is looking bright! Below is a list of some of the projects that are in motion: Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Solutions […]

Posted: December 23, 2020 | View More »

2020 Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive to Benefit Peoria Friendship House Exceeds Goal

The 33rd Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service was different from the other food drives that came before it. Normally a classic 1975 CityLink bus would be filled with non-perishable food donations, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 Stuff-A-Bus Committee chose to go virtual this year. A […]

Posted: December 22, 2020 | View More »

CityLink 50th Anniversary Video Series – Video 6

One of the ways CityLink is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2020 is with a video series featuring different facts and information about CityLink/GPMTD. The sixth and final video was released in in November and it features “feel good” stories from a GPMTD Board Member, CityLink/CountyLink employees, and passengers. You can watch the full video […]

Posted: November 24, 2020 | View More »

Passenger Link – October 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE The health and safety of passengers and employees continues to be the top priority for CityLink/GPMTD during the current COVID-19/coronavirus health crisis. Essential workers and passengers needing access to essential services rely on public transportation. With the health and safety of passengers and employees in mind, the following changes have been implemented since […]

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Posted: November 3, 2020 | View More »

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