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News Archives - CityLink | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

CityLink to Offer Free Rides for Veterans

CityLink will offer free rides to veterans on Monday, November 11, 2019 in honor of Veterans Day. Passengers are asked to present valid veteran identification or a CityLink half-fare ID to the bus operator upon boarding the bus. Since November 2012, CityLink has offered half-fares to veterans. CityLink encourages veterans to visit the Special Services […]


Posted: November 7, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Offering Free Rides Nov. 6 & Nov. 13 on Fixed Route Buses

CityLink is offering free rides to passengers on CityLink fixed route buses with the donation of a non-perishable food item to benefit the 32nd Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 and again on November 13, 2019. One donation is required per ride. For the past 32 years, CityLink has hosted the Stuff-A-Bus […]


Posted: November 4, 2019 | View More »


32nd Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Happening Oct. 24-Dec. 3

The 32nd Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 9219 N. Lindbergh Drive in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger were on hand to kick off […]


Posted: October 24, 2019 | View More »


32nd Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Kickoff Press Conference

The 32nd Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially begins on Thursday, October 24 at 10:00 a.m. with a press conference at the Kroger store located at 9219 N. Lindbergh Drive in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink, the Peoria Friendship House and Kroger will be on hand to kick […]


Posted: October 21, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Begin Downtown Peoria Transit Center Remodel

The downtown Peoria CityLink Transit Center, located at 407 SW Adams, will begin the first phase of a remodel on Monday, September 9, 2019. The project will be completed in three phases. The parts of the building that will be remodeled are Customer Service (Phase I), Security/public restrooms (Phase II) and the 2nd floor, including […]


Posted: September 6, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Offer Extended Service on the #4 Knoxville Route

Employees and customers of several businesses along Knoxville Avenue north of Illinois Route 6 will have the option of taking the bus on Tuesday, September 3. The businesses being served include the Schnucks store in Knoxville Crossing, Huck’s, McDonald’s and Walgreens. Operated by the #4 Knoxville Route, the stop near this area will be located […]


Posted: August 20, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Bus Passes Offer Affordable Transportation

Back-To-School time has arrived, and Peoria area colleges and universities will begin the fall semester in a matter of weeks. Most college students are trying to find ways to save money and using CityLink is an affordable transportation option for students to go green while saving some green. CityLink has several routes that access higher […]


Posted: August 5, 2019 | View More »


GPMTD Receives Federal Grant from IDOT

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) recently received a $60,000 federal grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to complete a microtransit study. The purpose of this study is to determine how on-demand microtransit solutions could be used to improve first mile, last mile mobility and fixed route transit ridership within the urbanized […]


Posted: July 26, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Receives $2.3 Million Grant from FTA

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) received a $2.3 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), as part of the Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Darin […]


Posted: July 24, 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 »


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