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News Archives - CityLink | Greater Peoria Mass Transit District

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 »


CityLink & Nelson\Nygaard Hosting Open House Public Meetings

CityLink and Nelson\Nygaard Associates, Inc. are hosting several Open House Public Meetings on June 11 and June 12. The purpose of these meetings is for the consultants at Nelson\Nygaard Associates, Inc. to present the public with information on the transit study, called CityLink on the Move, that they have recently been conducting to evaluate the […]


Posted: June 6, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Celebrate Bike to Work Week 2019

CityLink is offering free rides to passengers traveling with a bicycle on fixed route buses during Bike to Work Week starting on May 13, 2019 through May 17, 2019. May is National Bike Month, and the week of May 13-17 is dedicated to the promotion of biking to work instead of driving. This free ride […]


Posted: May 9, 2019 | View More »


CityLink to Host Press Conference/Rally on 4/25

CityLink is joining with public transportation systems nationwide to participate in National Get on Board Day on Thursday, April 25 by hosting a press conference/rally. Those planned to be in attendance and making remarks include CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs, CityLink Board Chair Art Bell, Peoria City Councilman Eric Turner, Peoria City Councilwoman Beth Jensen, […]


Posted: April 22, 2019 | View More »


CityLink Welcomes Angel Marinich as Assistant GM

CityLink recently welcomed Angel Marinich to its management team as an Assistant General Manager. Marinich joins the First Transit Inc. team that manages CityLink’s public transportation services for the greater Peoria area, including Peoria, West Peoria, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Pekin. This is Marinich’s first position as an employee of First Transit; however, she […]


Posted: April 17, 2019 | View More »


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