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Ride POGO with Prickly Pete

Post Date:05/29/2019 9:37 AM

Prickly Pete is at it again. This time Peoria’s favorite cactus mascot, is bouncing around town on POGO, the city’s newest free circulator bus. Hop on one of the buses throughout the week of June 3-6, grab a selfie with him, post it on Facebook or Instagram and you could win a prize. Be sure to use the hashtag #pricklypete and tag the city of Peoria in your pictures. To find the schedule and route for POGO to get your picture with Prickly Pete, visit or download the TSO POGO app.