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Build Peoria 2019 Chili Cookoff Raises $25,000

Build Peoria is a local non-profit working to “Build” Peoria into a better place. This year the community voted on their project for 2019 and it was to build more CityLink bus shelters throughout the community. They are currently raising money and hope to build multiple shelters.  On Sunday, September 22, Build Peoria hosted their […]

Posted: September 30, 2019 | View More »

CityLink Participates in Peoria Park District Worldwide Day of Play

CityLink participated in the Peoria Park District’s 2019 Worldwide Day of Play at Glen Oak Park on Saturday, September 14. The diesel-electric hybrid bus was among several other vehicles featured in the “Touch-A-Truck” portion of the event, in which kids were invited to climb, touch, and explore vehicles they may not normally get a chance […]

Posted: September 24, 2019 | View More »

CityLink on the Move Update

Nelson\Nygaard and Frontline Co. facilitated six community outreach activities on June 11-12 at various locations within the CityLink service area to obtain feedback on proposed route network changes and potential transit investments as part of the CityLink on the Move transit study. Meeting materials at these meetings consisted of the following: Project overview poster board […]

Posted: July 18, 2019 | View More »

CityLink Celebrates Get on Board Day

Back on April 25, 2019, CityLink celebrated the inaugural Get on Board Day. Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2019 National Get on Board Day was celebrated nationally and encouraged people to support public transportation and allowed agencies to showcase the many benefits it brings to communities. CityLink chose to celebrate this […]

Posted: June 18, 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 Participates in New Peoria Chiefs Video

CityLink will be featured in a video during all of the Peoria Chiefs home games for the 2019 season! As the long-time sponsor of the Chiefs’ mascot, Homer, CityLink was invited to participate in the video, which features Homer playing catch at Dozer Park, and the ball ends up getting thrown over the fence. Thankfully, […]

Posted: March 29, 2019 | View More »

CityLink Receives Praise from Chaddick Institute at DePaul University

Last year, CityLink was selected to participate in a study of downstate transportation operations completed by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University. Upon completion of the study, CityLink received praise for Municipal Excellence in transit planning, including: Highest rates of transit ridership on a per person basis in the state Commitment to […]

Posted: March 15, 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 »

Caterpillar Visitors Center Renews Bus Wraps

The Caterpillar Visitors Center (CVC) renewed their two full bus wraps on CityLink buses 2225 and 2240 and six tail signs through October 2020. They opted to have a new design completed for the wraps because the artwork on the old wraps was four years old. The new design is simpler and features children and […]

Posted: January 21, 2019 | View More »

Ron Cox Presented with Stuff-A-Bus Plaque

During the wrap up press conference for the 2018 Stuff-A-Bus food drive on December 4, there was a special plaque presented to ATU #416 President Ron Cox.  This year was Ron’s last Stuff-A-Bus food drive before he retires in 2019. CityLink and the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service presented Ron with this plaque for his […]

Posted: December 20, 2018 | View More »

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