On Saturday, August 4, 2018, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) will implement a new service schedule. As part of the update, CAT will make minor alignment and/or schedule changes to Routes 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and the Free Trolley. For a complete list of changes, click here.
The Tom Tom Founders Festival, CAT, and Jaunt have joined forces to promote art in the local community. Click here for more information!
Transportation Development Plan (TDP)
Conducted by Foursquare ITP, the TDP is a twelve month study that occurs every six years. The plan lays the groundwork for future policy decisions and potential service adjustments. To learn more, click here.
Park & Ride
Are you a commuter looking for alternative parking options? The City of Charlottesville offers free parking on Avon Street Extended.
Updated 7/12/2018 - The Lee Street detour will end early. Routes 4, 6, and 9 will resume their regular alignments beginning Monday, July 16. Original Post 6/1/2018 to 7/20/2018 - Routes 4, 6, and 9 - Due to the planned closure of Crispell Drive, Routes 4, 6, and 9 will not serve the Jefferson Park Avenue at Pinn Hall, UVA Hospital, and West Main Street at 11th Street bus stops (#17028, #11193, and #11129 respectively). Instead, all three routes will serve a temporary bus stop located on Lee Street (near the UTS bus stop). This temporary bus stop will be served in both the inbound and outbound directions for Route 4 and Route 9. The detour will begin at 8 PM on Friday, June 1st.
CAT strives to make information concerning transportation services available to all passengers. This obligation includes making adequate communications capacity available, through accessible formats and technology, to enable users to obtain information and schedule service” (§ 37.167(f)). To request alternative formats, call: Westley Kern, CAT's Marketing Coordinator at 434-970-3349. Individuals with hearing impairments may contact the Relay Service at 711 for assistance with the call.
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Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 | CAT@charlottesville.org