Welcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Monday through Sunday.
We're Hiring! Drivers start at $14.88!
Active and Upcoming Detours
11/22 - Free Trolley - 2nd Street on the Downtown Mall will be detoured from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM. During the detour the Free Trolley will travel down Ridge McIntire Road to East Market Street.
11/22 - Due to UVA's game against Miami, bus stops along Maury Avenue, Alderman Road, McCormick Road, and portions of Jefferson Park Avenue will not be served. The detour will begin at 5:00 PM and continue through the remainder of the evening. During the detour the Free Trolley will travel up Emmet Street to University Avenue.
Unplanned Service Disruptions
Up-to-the-minute major delays and detours will be posted on CAT's Facebook page.
11/27 - Thanksgiving Day - Sunday Level Service (ONLY the Free Trolley & Route 7)
12/24 - Christmas Eve - Full service until 6 PM (slight change from the published time in the Rider's Guide)
12/25 - Christmas Day - No Service
12/31 - New Year's Eve - Full Service
1/1 - New Year's Day - Sunday Level Service ( Only the Free Trolley & Route 7)
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.
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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Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 | CAT@charlottesville.org