Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT)

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Starting Sunday, October 6, 2019, the Trolley Route will detour through South Street West instead of utilizing Water Street. A temporary stop will be placed on South St. near Midway Manor. Once the evaluation period is over, we will resume our normal route. We thank you for your patience and look forward to better serving our community!
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 Welcome to Charlottesville Area Transit!
CAT provides bus service to the greater Charlottesville area. Riders enjoy safe, clean, and comfortable service Sunday through Saturday. Download our Rider's Guide. 

Park & Ride

Looking to ditch your car and ride with us? The City of Charlottesville offers free parking on Avon Street Extended.

Youth Ride Program
If you're under 18, it's FREE! To learn more, check out our Youth Ride page.

Inclement Weather

Be in the know before you go! Service adjustments caused by inclement weather will be posted here, on Twitter and our mobile app.

Art Bus
The 2020 City Art Bus Contest is here! To learn more, click here

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.

Accessible Formats
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 (434) 970-3892. Individuals with hearing impairments may contact the Relay Service at 711 for assistance with the call.

Requests for Reasonable Accommodations
Download our policy and request form.




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Charlottesville Area Transit
Downtown Station | 615 East Water Street | Charlottesville VA 22902
434.970.3649 |

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