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Route Guide Cover Aug 2014Welcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Monday through Sunday.

Weather Related Service Disruptions
Up-to-the-minute major delays and detours will be posted on CAT's Facebook page and pushed out through CAT's Mobile App.

Planned Detours
1/7 through April - Free Trolley - Due to the downtown movie theater renovation, the Free Trolley will detour 2nd St NW on the Downtown Mall. Instead, the Free Trolley will use Ridge McIntire Rd.

1/31 - Routes 4, 6, & 9 - Lane Rd (near UVA Hospital) will be closed. Instead all three routes will use Lee St. Passengers who typically wait for Routes 4, 6, & 9 at the Jordan Hall and UVA Hospital bus stops on Jefferson Park Avenue will need to wait at the University Transit Service's (UTS) bus stop on Lee Street. The detour will last all weekend.

Holiday Schedule
2/16 - President's Day - Full Service
For an extended list of upcoming CAT holidays, please click here.

CAT's FREE Mobile App
Mobile users who use the Android or iOS platforms now have access to a FREE transit app.  The app, which was developed in-house by the Charlottesville City IT department, gives users a complete view of CAT's transit system in real-time.  Maps, arrival estimates, and notifications are all part of the package.  To download your copy, search for "Charlottesville Area Transit" in your phone's mobile store or click here for Android or here for iOS.

Monthly Passes
Did you know that you can save up to $25 a month by purchasing a Monthly Pass?  Monthly passes only cost $20 (regular fare) or $10 (reduced fare).  Passes are valid from the first calendar day of the month to the end of the month.  Passes can be purchased from CAT's customer service window at the Downtown Transit Station, 615 E Water St.

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CAT in Real Time
CTS' real-time bus stop map lets you look up routes and stops on the web, and provides information on how many minutes remain until bus routes will arrive.
Check out these tools
to plan your trip!
Real-Time Route Map
Bus Stop Search
Google Transit

Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 | CAT@charlottesville.org

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