Welcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Monday through Sunday.
Up-to-the-minute major delays and detours will be posted on CAT's Facebook page
and pushed out through CAT's Mobile App.
5/18 through August - Free Trolley
- Due to construction on McCormick Rd., the Free Trolley will not serve the AFC stop on Alderman Rd, or any stops along McCormick Rd. Instead, the route will travel down Whitehead Rd, turn left onto Stadium Rd, and left onto Emmet St. The Free Trolley will serve Rt 7 bus stops on Emmet St between Stadium Rd and University Ave. For a detour map, click here
9/7 - Labor Day - Sunday Level Service (only the Free Trolley and Route 7)For an extended list of upcoming CAT holidays, please click here.
Youth Ride Program
Did you know that you can ride CAT for free if you are under the age of 18? Click here
to learn more about our youth ride program.
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
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Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 | CAT@charlottesville.org