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An image of a cell phoneWelcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Monday through Sunday.

August Service Changes Have Taken Place!
View a complete list of the changes here.

Active & Upcoming Detours
8/22 & 8/23 - Due to UVA's Move-In, the FREE Trolley will detour McCormick Road on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23.  Friday's detour will occur from 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday's detour will occur from 8 AM to 5 PM. Bus stops along McCormick Road will not be served.

Unplanned Service Disruptions
Up-to-the-minute major delays and detours will be posted on CAT's Facebook page.

Holiday Schedule
9/1 - Labor 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 developed in-house by the Charlottesville City IT department give 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 Routes
CAT system map showing day route service
Maps and schedules for all routes. Read more

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Congrats to the winners of the latest Bus Lines Poetry Contest!  Want to see your poem? Click here to see which buses it was placed on.

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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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