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News Archives - CityLink | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

CityLink Partnering with Local Libraries to Offer Free Rides in September to Library Card Holders

In a first-ever “Fine Free + Fare Free” initiative, the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) is offering free CityLink bus rides throughout September for Peoria, Peoria Heights, Pekin and Fondulac library patrons in honor of National Library Card Sign-up Month. Riders need to show a library card from one of these four libraries to […]

Posted: August 31, 2022 | View More »


GPMTD to Begin Transportation Pilot Paratransit Service with City of Washington Aug. 1, 2022

Beginning on August 1, 2022, the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) is introducing a six-month pilot paratransit service in the City of Washington for their underserved urban area. This project is partially being funded by section 5310 Transportation Assistance Grant Program from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  The City of Washington and Washington […]

Posted: July 29, 2022 | View More »


CityLink to Host Rebuild Illinois Round 3 Grant Application Virtual Public Hearing on July 27

CityLink is hosting a virtual public hearing to receive feedback from the community regarding future projects and funding opportunities available from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) through the Rebuild Illinois Capital Program third round of grants available to public transit providers throughout the State of Illinois.  Please visit www.ridecitylink.org/public-meeting–virtual–registration-form and fill out the registration […]

Posted: July 20, 2022 | View More »


GPMTD to Host Inaugural WOW! ADA Celebration & Resource Fair on July 26, 2022

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) is hosting its inaugural WOW! ADA Celebration & Resource Fair on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Peoria Civic Center (Exhibit Room C). The event is FREE to the public and will be a celebration of the 32nd Anniversary of the Americans […]

Posted: July 19, 2022 | View More »


CityLink Hosts Groundbreaking Event on May 26

CityLink hosted a groundbreaking event on May 26, 2022 to celebrate the upcoming construction of its new three-story maintenance/operations/administration building (Phase B).  This phase of the project also includes the demolition of its 1978 bus maintenance garage facility and the construction of new employee and visitor parking.  According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), […]

Posted: May 26, 2022 | View More »


CityLink to Host Groundbreaking Event on May 26 to Kickoff Phase B Construction of New Facilities

CityLink is hosting a groundbreaking event at the CityLink facilities located on NE Jefferson location to officially kickoff and celebrate the construction of the new three-story Maintenance/Operations/Administration building (Phase B).  The groundbreaking event will feature brief speeches, a question-and-answer period and the option to tour the new Paint and Body shop (Phase A).  Remarks are […]

Posted: May 23, 2022 | View More »


CityLink To Host Annual DBE Event on May 26, 2022

CityLink is hosting its annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) event virtually.  At the event, GPMTD will present all upcoming project opportunities, its DBE methodology and goal, anticipated project schedules, general construction scopes, resources and accept feedback and questions.  GPMTD will maintain all records of the event, including who was invited, attendees, and comments.  Please visit […]

Posted: May 19, 2022 | View More »


Chris Ahart Named Board Chair and Don Knox Appointed to the GPMTD Board of Trustees

Members of the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) Board of Trustees selected Chris Ahart as the new Board Chair at the May 2, 2022 board meeting.  This will be Ahart’s first term as Board Chair.  He most recently served as Vice Chair for one term, and he has also served as Chair of the […]

Posted: May 9, 2022 | View More »


GPMTD Hosted Public Hearing for IDOT Consolidated Vehicle Procurement 2022 on April 22, 2022

For the purpose of considering a project for which 5 medium duty 14 passenger CountyLink vehicles are being sought from the Illinois Department of Transportation general authority described as follows: Greater Peoria Mass Transit District requests from IDOT Consolidated Vehicle Procurement assistance to provide federal capital funding to replace, rehabilitate and purchase ADA accessible transit […]

Posted: April 18, 2022 | View More »


CityLink to Celebrate Jerome Lilly Passenger Appreciation Day on April 20, 2022

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, CityLink will celebrate its 13th Annual Passenger Appreciation Day to honor Jerome Lilly by providing free rides to passengers all day on CityLink fixed route buses, CityLift paratransit vehicles and CountyLink rural transportation vehicles. This is the inaugural inclusion of CityLift and CountyLink passengers. Lilly, a beloved General Manager of […]

Posted: April 18, 2022 | View More »


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