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Community Advocacy Organization

CATA to launch fall service changes Aug. 29


Lansing, Mich. — As summer draws to a close, the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is preparing to implement fall service changes to its fixed-route service. The changes are effective Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, and include the resumption of Spartan Service – the additional service provided on all Michigan State University (MSU) campus routes and select off-campus routes during MSU fall and spring semesters.


The following routes are impacted:


Route 1 Downtown Lansing/Meridian Mall

Beginning Monday, Aug. 29, Late-Night service, typically operating between 10:40 p.m. and 3:35 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, will be contingent upon operator availability. Customers are encouraged to refer to Transit or cata.org under Routes and Schedules for the most current information.

Departures from bus stops along downtown Lansing’s Capitol Loop will continue to occur up to eight minutes later than usual Monday through Friday evening.


Route 5 South Cedar/Edgewood

Monday through Friday, beginning Aug. 29 and continuing throughout the school year, select trips will travel to Everett High School on Stabler Street and Cavanaugh Road. Departure from all stops after Cedar Street and Jolly Road could experience delays of up to five minutes.


Route 12 West Michigan/Waverly/LCC West

Service to Lansing Community College’s (LCC) West Campus will resume Aug. 18 with shuttle buses running between Ollie’s and campus weekdays through Aug. 26. Customers should continue to follow the summer break timetable until Aug. 29 when Route 12 buses return to the more frequent LCC service timetable and travel directly to West Campus. Beginning Aug. 29, service to LCC West Campus will be available Monday through Friday, year-round.


Route 13 Groesbeck Area

Beginning Aug. 29, new routing provides service along Lake Lansing Road between Coolidge and Wood Roads. Buses will no longer travel into Eastwood Towne Center.


Route 20 South Harrison/Jolly/Dunckel

Starting Aug. 29, buses will not travel into Spartan Village during fall and spring semesters.


Route 23 MSU/Okemos/Haslett

Starting Aug. 29, weekday buses will operate every 25 minutes between 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.


Route 24 East Lansing/East Lake Lansing Road

With the return of Spartan Service on Aug. 29, weekday trips will run at a 35-minute frequency between 6 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.


Route 25

Starting Aug. 29, weekday buses will operate every 30 minutes between 6 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.


Route 26

Beginning Aug. 29, weekday buses will operate every 15 minutes between 6:54 a.m. and 6:10 p.m., then every 45 minutes until 11:24 p.m.

Late-Night service, typically operating between 11:20 p.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, will be contingent upon operator availability. Customers should refer to Transit or cata.org under Routes and Schedules for the most current information.


MSU Campus Service

MSU service resumes at 7 a.m. on Aug. 29, with fare-free rides on Routes 30 – 39. Evening and late-night service on Lot Link and Night Owl return to campus beginning Sunday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. A 60-cent student fare, $1.25 regular fare or bus pass is required on these services.

Route 32 weekday service levels will increase to 15-minute frequency during fall and spring semesters; every 30 minutes during breaks.


Service at the MSU-CATA Transportation Center

To allow campus buses to resume service at the MSU-CATA Transportation Center, Routes 20, 22 and 23 will board passengers at Shaw and Farm beginning Aug. 29.


Customers may obtain new schedules online at cata.org, on buses, at the CATA Transportation Center in downtown Lansing, the Capital Area Multimodal Gateway in East Lansing, the MSU-CTC on the campus of MSU and at schedule racks throughout the area. Download the Transit app for real-time information and bus tracking.


For further information on service changes, please email info@cata.org or contact a CATA Customer Experience Representative at 517-394-1000, Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.









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About CATA: Formed in 1972, the Capital Area Transportation Authority was twice voted the No. 1 transit system in America. This year CATA celebrates its 50-year anniversary. CATA’s mission is to meet the mobility needs of our region by providing innovative solutions in partnership with the communities we serve. Our services are provided in accordance with Title VI, without discrimination with respect to race, color, national origin or other prohibited b

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