Pekin CityLink Route Changes

Published 07/18 2014 05:48PM

Updated 07/18 2014 05:52PM

More people riding CityLInk in Pekin is reason for some route changes.

The number of riders has increased from 68 passengers per day in 2009 to 177 per day this year.

Routes 17, 18, and 23 will all undergo changes.

 This will allow for busses to run more on schedule.

These changes will go into effect Monday, July 21.

Details of the changes are listed below.

Changes to the #17 Pekin North Route:

When leaving the Courthouse, bus will not run on Capitol to Sheridan.  Bus will take Margaret to 5th to 8th.

Bus will not operate to Schnucks Grocery store, and turn at Broadway and 14th, inbound and outbound.

Bus will operate to the Social Security Office on Broadway 3 times outbound at 9:00 am, 11:00 am, and 1:00 pm.  Then 3 times inbound at 10:25 am 12:25 am, and 2:25 pm.

Will no longer circle the UAW Retirement Center, but will pick up at the stop sign at the entrance to the UAW complex.

Will not go into the Food Depot parking lot at Court and Parkway.

Bus will park at the Courthouse on Capitol.

Changes to the #18 Pekin South Route:

Will not make the circle into Court Place Retirement Center but will stop on Court.

The bus will no longer operate on Koch between 5th and 14th.  New routing outbound will be Koch left on 5th, right on Derby, left on 14th.  Reverse for the inbound.

The bus will not operate into Sunset Hills (Vallevista, Highwood, Powers, and Entrance).  The bus will stay out on Court.

Bus will park at the Courthouse on Capitol.

Changes to the #23 Peoria to Pekin Route:

Bus will no longer operate on Pekin and Rusche.  Bus will operate inbound and outbound on Rt. 29.

On the outbound trip to the Courthouse, the Rt. 23 will take 5th, right on Ann Eliza, left on Capitol, left on Court.

Bus will park at the Courthouse on Court.

When leaving the Courthouse the bus will not run on Capitol to Sheridan, but will take Court to 5th to 8th.

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