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News Archives - CityLink | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

CityLink Receives $5.3 Million Grant from IDOT as Part of the Rebuild Illinois Capital Program

The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (CityLink) was awarded $5.3 million in grants from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) as part of Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Rebuild Illinois Capital Program, which provides capital grants to downstate public transit agencies.  This grant money will be used towards the replacement of aging buses in the CityLink fixed […]

Posted: January 26, 2023 | View More »


2023 Peoria Historical Calendar is Now Available

The 2023 Peoria Historical Calendar is available. This year, the calendar features vintage photographs of local department stores, shopping complexes and retail stores. In their heyday, department stores were very prosperous, and Peoria was home to several, including the founding of the P.A. Bergner Store in 1889. Shopping in Downtown Peoria was an occasion for […]

Posted: December 8, 2022 | View More »


35th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Wraps Up with Record 12.47 Tons of Donations Collected

The 35th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially wrapped up on Wednesday, November 30.  The campaign began on October 28 and concluded with a press conference at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service to announce the total weight of the food collected during the campaign, immediately […]

Posted: November 30, 2022 | View More »


35th Annual Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Sets Goal of Collecting 11 Tons Oct. 28-Nov. 30

The 35th Annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive to benefit the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service officially began on Friday, October 28 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 28, 2022 | View More »


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 »


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