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33rd Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive is Happening Virtually Oct. 23-Dec. 1

The 33rd Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, October 23 at 10:30 a.m. with a small-scale event at the Kroger store located at 9219 N. Lindbergh Drive in Peoria. Representatives from CityLink and the Peoria Friendship House were on hand for media interviews during […]

Posted: October 23, 2020 | View More »

CityLink and Tri-County Regional Planning Commission Hosting Two Virtual Community Workshops

The Grey Area Mobility Enhancement and Expansion Study will outline mobility for need-based service expansions and funding analysis to prioritize limited transit operations funding. And Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) wants those who live and or work in the area to help shape the future of mobility for the Region. Mobility is simply not having […]

Posted: October 5, 2020 | View More »

CityLink Transit Center Roof Selected by Illinois Solar for All Program

The CityLink Transit Center (407 SW Adams) roof has been selected by the Illinois Solar for All (ILSFA) Program for the 2020-2021 program year in the Non-Profit/Public Facilities sub-program. The Transit Center roof was the only project selected by ILSFA in the Peoria area. The ILSFA program provides greater access to the clean energy economy […]

Posted: September 22, 2020 | View More »

CityLink Announces Participation in APTA Health and Safety Commitments Program

CityLink announced on Friday, September 18, 2020 that it has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Program,” the public transportation industry’s overarching pledge to passengers that public transit systems are taking all the necessary measures to operate safely as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety […]

Posted: September 18, 2020 | View More »

GPMTD Board Trustee Sharon McBride Selected as 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation Board Member

CityLink is pleased to share that Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) Board Trustee Sharon McBride has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Public Transportation Board Member by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). McBride has served on GPMTD Board of Trustees for more than 23 years, first assuming her role as Trustee on May […]

Posted: September 15, 2020 | View More »

CityLink Receives $10 Million Grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

CityLink received a $10 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), for the construction of a new bus maintenance and operations facilities. This grant is part of the FTA’s Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program, which makes federal resources available to states and direct […]

Posted: August 7, 2020 | View More »

CityLink Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2019. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest […]

Posted: July 27, 2020 | View More »

CityLink Statement on Employee Testing Positive for COVID-19

CityLink can confirm that a maintenance employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This employee did not have any direct contact with bus operators, other employees who have direct contact with the public or with the general public. CityLink is continuing protocols to sanitize and deep clean all vehicles and facilities daily with EPA approved products […]

Posted: July 6, 2020 | View More »

Effective 6/29/2020 CityLink is Fully Resuming Regularly Scheduled Service

CityLink is fully resuming regularly scheduled fixed route bus service operating hours effective June 29, 2020. This includes weekday, Saturday and Sunday service. The Transit Center lobby (407 SW Adams) remains closed to the public until further notice. “Since Governor Pritzker is entering Illinois into Phase 4 of the ‘Restore Illinois’ plan, we have made […]

Posted: June 23, 2020 | View More »

CityLink to Participate in #SoundTheHorn Campaign on June 18

CityLink is joining forces with other transit agencies across the nation for the latest installment of the #SoundTheHorn campaign at 1:15 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, June 18, 2020. The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has asked everyone on the frontlines of trains, buses and ferries to join the movement and #SoundTheHorn to pay tribute to […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 | View More »

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