CityLink's Holiday Schedule
- Closed Monday, December 25, 2023 in observance of Christmas
Regular business hours resume Tuesday, December 26
- Closed Monday, January 1, 2024 in observance of New Year's Day
Regular business hours resume Tuesday, January 2
ZipZone On-Demand Public Ridesharing
- Schedule your on-demand trip within the ZipZone
- Ride along with convenient curb to curb service
- Share your ride with others heading the same way
- Transfer to the ZipZone from Route 9 & Route 12
Travel Training Program
CityLink offers free 'travel training' for individuals who want to access the fixed-route bus system. The program also teaches individuals with disabilities and older adults how to travel independently using public transportation. This program offers three types of training tailored to meet each participant’s need:
Participants in this type of training work one-on-one with a travel trainer to practice using buses to travel to locations they visit on a regular basis.
Travel trainer provides a general introduction to bus accessibility to educate participants on how to use the CityLink services.
Group Transit Orientation
A travel trainer provides an overview of accessibility features in transit vehicles and how to plan trips, pay and travel safely in the community while using fixed-route buses.
Groups and Individuals can sign up for travel training by calling (325) 676-6BUS Option 2.
West Central Texas Rides (WCTX)
WCTX Rides is a safe, dependable, cost-effective, and seamless transportation network that provides mobility, improved quality of life, and a stimulus for economic development in West Central Texas.
Plan trips using our region's transportation system for affordable, accessible, and connected transportation.
- City and Rural Rides
- Disability in Action
- Double Mountain Coach
- Private Transportation services (Greyhound, ridesharing, taxis, etc)
Plan Your Trip
CityLink is the public transit system for the City of Abilene. We provide safe, reliable, and affordable transportation for the citizens of Abilene.
All services are provided Monday-Saturday. There is no service Sundays or on the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
CityLink's door-to-door ADA paratransit service
Group transportation for events & other special occasions
CityLink's advanced reservation curb-to-curb service from 6:15pm until 11:45pm
CityLink's eight weekday and six Saturday fixed route routes, which are distributed geographically across the city
CityLink's on-demand service zone in South Abilene
CityLink's on-demand public ridesharing in Northwest Abilene
CityLink is proud to introduce a “Where’s My Bus?” App by TransLoc.
With this app CityLink riders will be able to:
- See scheduled arrival times
- Live tracking of vehicle location
- Pin your favorite stops
Haven’t downloaded the app yet? This newest technology also provides a number to text to find out the next time the bus will arrive, look for the signs posted at each bus stop.
How to use TransLoc
Need help installing or using TransLoc? Watch this helpful video.
If you are registered for ADA Paratransit Van Service or CityLink's Evening Service, the Ecolane app is your tool to manage your trips from your smart phone!
With this app, CityLink riders will be able to:
- Create, manage, and cancel ADA and Evening Service trips anytime
- View real-time vehicle tracking for more accurate ETAs
- Receive push notifications and reminders of upcoming trips
Download the Ecolane app today and take control of your trips!
ZipZone: CityLink's Ridesharing App
ZipZone is an on-demand public ridesharing service where riders may request a trip within the zone. Once your ride is booked, a ZipZone bus will pick you up at your requested location and take you as directly as possible, without transfer, to your destination.
- Schedule your on-demand trip within the ZipZone using the App
- Ride along with convenient, curb to curb service
- Share your ride with others heading the same way
Get Started Guide
Have you downloaded the ZipZone app? Let us walk you through it with the rider app walkthrough guide (PDF)
Notices & Information
CityLink considers the health and safety of its passengers and employees as top priority and is addressed with the utmost importance.
CityLink continues to disinfect high touch areas inside our buses after each trip in addition to nightly sanitizing. The passenger lobby area is also disinfected serval times throughout the day.
Effective immediately, customers are no longer required to wear masks while using CityLink services. This is following the announcement from the TSA: the CDC is still encouraging customers to mask up to protect themselves while using public transportation.
CityLink Transit, the public transportation provider for the City of Abilene Texas, in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26, hereby announces its Fiscal Year 2021 through 2023 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal is 0.3% of the Federal Financial assistance CityLink Transit will expend in DOT-assisted contracts exclusive of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds to be used for the purchase of transit vehicles.
Empresa comercial en desventaja (DBE)
CityLink Transit, el proveedor de transporte público de la ciudad de Abilene Texas, de acuerdo con las regulaciones del Departamento de Transporte de EE. UU. (DOT), 49 CFR Parte 26, por la presente anuncia que su objetivo para el año fiscal 2021 a 2023 para empresas comerciales en desventaja (DBE) es 0.3 % de la asistencia financiera federal que CityLink Transit gastará en contratos asistidos por el DOT sin contar con los fondos de la Administración Federal de Tránsito (FTA) que se utilizarán para la compra de vehículos de tránsito.