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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. 

Planned Detours

August 8th
Right turn from Monticello onto Ridge CLOSED.

Rt. 6: Leaving Crescent Hall- right onto Monticello, Left onto Avon, Heading back to DTS

Rt. 1: Leaving PVCC- Left onto Avon, Right onto Elliot, Left onto Ridge

*All-day detour with periodic notifications*

August 9-12
Cville will be celebrating Unity Days! The Trolley will detour the mall crossing and utilize Ridge/McIntire instead.

Holiday Schedule
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day - Full Service
For an extended list of upcoming CAT holidays, please click here.

Inclement Weather
Be in the know before you go! Service adjustments caused by inclement weather will be posted to FacebookTwitter and our mobile app.

Park & Ride
Are you a commuter looking for alternative parking options?  The City of Charlottesville offers free parking on Avon Street Extended.

Youth Ride Program
Did you know that passengers under the age of 18 can ride for free?  To learn  more, check out our Youth Ride page.

Art Bus
Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite bus wrap. The winners will be announced later this spring! To learn more about CAT's Art Bus, 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.


Free Mobile App

A picture of CAT's Mobile App Free to download and available in both the Google Play and iTunes app stores.

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Planning an Event? A picture of a 3-Day Pass

Give your guests a 3-Day Transit Pass!  Passes only cost $5.50 and can be purchased weeks or months in advance.

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CAT in Real Time

A picture of CAT's 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 |