The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) is hosting a special event on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the Peoria Public Library Main Branch called the ADA WOW! Discovering & Learning Session. This event is intended to provide the local ADA community with important information on how to effectively use the transportation services provided by the GPMTD. This will feature information on all three services – CityLink fixed route bus service, CityLift paratransit service, and CountyLink rural transportation service – and include sharing updates to the GPMTD Paratransit Rider’s Guide, how to apply for CityLift service and the review process/timeline, how to purchase bus passes/tickets and a review of using the CityLink website. Below are the full event details.
- DATE: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
- TIME: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
- LOCATION: Peoria Public Library Main Branch
- 1st Floor Meeting Room
- 107 NE Monroe St, Peoria, IL
The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District hosted the inaugural ADACelebration & Resource Fair on July 26, 2022 to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and offer valuable resources to the local ADA community!
Plans are already in the works to host this event on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at the Peoria Civic Center.
Participating Resources/Vendors in 2022:
- Advocates for Access
- Central Illinois Agency on Aging
- Central Illinois Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
- Community Workshop and Training Center (CWTC)
- Camp Big Sky
- Easter Seals Central Illinois (Unable to attend the event, but planned to)
- Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink)
- CityLink electric bus
- Illinois Assistive Technology Program
- Illinois Central College Access Services
- Just Like You
- Transdev (CityLift & CountyLink services)
- CityLift & CountyLink vehicles
- Tri-County Regional Planning Commission
- We Hear You
Visit the CityLink Facebook page to view photos from this year’s event and the CityLink YouTube playlist below to see interviews from all of the participating vendors from the 2022 event.