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(6-30-2021, WQAD) - The Quad Cities public transit system, MetroLINK, is adding nine more electric buses to its fleet.
(KWQC - 05/31/2021) - The first day of the new season was supposed to be Friday, May 28 but the inclement weather caused a postponement by one day.
Jeff Nelson, General Manager, MetroLINK, assumes national role as Chair of the American Public Transportation Association
Moline, IL – The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has named Jeff Nelson as Chair of the APTA Board of Directors.&...
(QC Times - 4/16/2021) - "Jennifer Hirsch, of MetroLink, said build-out plans are preliminary, but they take buses and smaller vehicles into consideration. MetroLink also is taking receipt of nine new E-buses early next year.
Metro will temporarily be providing free transportation via its on-demand Microtransit service to the Camden Centre COVID-19 vaccination site every Tuesday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Service will be provided via 12-passenger vans that ...
(QC Times, 02/21/2021) - "Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced today a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) Project."
Rock Island County, IL – The Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District is proud to announce that it has joined the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) “Health and Safety Commitments Progra...
The final piece of the pedestrian bridge (Sears Crossing) connecting the “Q” Multi Modal Station to Centre Station in downtown Moline was placed this morning, Wednesday, August 26, 2020. The $1.3 million pedestrian crossing is the final piece of the “Q”, ...
Rock Island, Illinois (December 31, 2018) – For the first year, the Original Light Beer is proud to partner with Metroand Euclid Beverage to encourage the Quad Cities community to Celebrate Responsibly® on New Year’s Eve. Miller Lite Free Rides® ...
(KWQC-12/04/2018)-"There is a new transit commuter system in the Quad Cities that should help alleviate some of the congestion on the I-74 and Centennial Bridges due to construction.
(WQAD, 4/16/2020) - "Right now, MetroLINK in the Quad Cities is running their full routes and schedules, seven days a week. And more than 60% of their riders rely on public transit to get to their jobs."
(10/10/2018 - Our Quad Cities) The Channel Cat was supposed to wrap up its services for the year this weekend.However, managers decided to end the season early out of safety concerns.
Dispatch-Argus (4-13-18): "MetroLINK will debut Illinois’ first public transit Proterra battery-electric bus fleet at 2 p.m. Monday in the J.C. Penney parking lot at SouthPark Mall in Moline."
Dispatch (4-6-18) "MetroLINK will receive $3,165,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bus and Bus Infrastructure Program to buy electric buses, charging stations and passenger shelters."
WQAD - 2/5/18 - "An app launched in the Quad Cities allows public transportation riders to track their buses in real time..."
MetroLINK is pleased to announce the availability of free late-night Metro service on Sunday, December 31, 2017 to accommodate New Year’s Eve festivities in the Illinois Quad Cities. The free service will include two buses operating a Route 10 E...
On December 8, 2017, Bi-State Regional Commission and QC public transit agencies, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Transportation will launch a regional rideshare portal called QC Rideshare (https://www.iowarideshare.org/Public/Home.aspx?CustomS...
Join the three QC transit systems as we pay tribute to all of the men and women who have served our country on Veterans Day. In honor and appreciation of their service, Metro, Bettendorf Transit, and Davenport CitiBus will offer free fixed-route transit r...
(Dispatch - 9/21/17) "The 26.2-mile run gets all of the attention as the namesake race at the Quad Cities Marathon. However, there is so much more to do this weekend at the 20th annual Triumph Community Bank-sponsored event."
Labor Day, September 4th, is the last weekday you can catch the Channel Cat Water Taxi for the season. Boats will operate 9 am - 7:30 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 2-10 for all-day, unlimited use on the day of purchase. Check out ...
(Dispatch - 7/31/17) - A free app is now available for Davenport CitiBus passengers to track their rides on smartphones in real time.
(QC Times - 7/24/17) The Channel Cat river taxi is making the following adjustments because of high water on the Mississippi River.
(KWQC - 7/28/17) With the Mississippi River back in its banks, the John Deere Commons dock has reopened for Channel Cat passengers.
Moline Township is continuing their bus ticket program for a second year. The program helps low income families with transportation to get their children to and from school.
(QC Times - 7/7/17) - MetroLINK, transit system serving the Illinois Quad-Cities, recently announced it has improved transit routes in East Moline, Silvis, Carbon Cliff and Colona with changes taking effect Monday.
(5/25/17 - WQAD) " The Channel Cat begins its 2017 season on Friday, May 26th at 9am, but on Thursday, May 25th, WQAD News 8 got to take the first ride as part of our weekly "Breakfast With..." segment on Good Morning Quad Cities."
(Dispatch - 5/7/17) Preparations are underway for this year's Channel Cat Water Taxi season to launch later this month.
(Dispatch - 12/27/16) MetroLINK is pleased to announce the availability of late-night Metro service on Saturday, December 31, 2016 to accommodate New Year’s Eve festivities in the Illinois Quad Cities.
(1/2/17-QC Times) Bob Vogelbaugh, aka "Mr. Thanksgiving," is hosting his 46th annual community dinner from 4-6 p.m. Nov. 24 at the SouthPark Mall in Moline.