"We’ll Come to You" Service
When most people think of CATA, they think of buses picking up passengers at bus stops. But did you know that there are other ways that CATA can get you where you need to go? "We’ll come to you" service picks you up at your curb and takes you to your destination. You just need to call ahead. See individual service descriptions below for specific details.
CATA curb-to-curb service options:Redi-Rides
An advance-reservation, curb-to-curb service which operates Monday through Saturday for the cities of Mason and Williamston, and Delhi and Meridian townships.
Fares are the same as fixed-route service. Transfers to fixed-route service are free. When transferring to a higher-fare services (such as CATA Rural Service), the difference in fare must be paid when you give the driver your transfer.
Transportation is not provided to or from schools when school bus transportation is available to a student. Call 517.394.CATA (2282) to reserve a ride:
- Delhi Redi-Ride and Meridian Redi-Ride
Rides are scheduled in the order requests are received and are limited to availability of space on the bus. Calls to request trips should be made at least four hours in advance of the desired pick-up times.
CATA Rural Service (CRS)
CRS provides curb-to-curb service with 24-hour advance reservation for travel in the outlying area of Ingham County. Service operates Monday - Friday 7 AM to 6 PM.
One-way regular fares range from $2.25 to $3.25 based on the length of the trip. Discounted fares range from $1.00 to $1.50 for individuals showing eligible ID cards.
Call 517.394.CATA (2282) or toll-free 800.322.1390 by 5 PM the day before your trip to reserve your ride. Trips for Monday must be reserved by 5:00 PM Friday.
Audio Schedule for CATA Rural Service (CRS)Download CRS audio schedule
(9.9 MB MP3). Looking for audio schedules for other routes? Access all audio schedules on our Disability Services page
offer regularly scheduled small bus transportation connecting Mason, Williamston and Webberville to Lansing urban routes. Route deviations of up to one mile may be possible if the trip is arranged in advance.
MSU Lot Link & Night Owl
CATA offers two curb-to-curb services on MSU campus during fall and spring semesters for connections to commuter lots as well as late night on-campus transportation. Spec-Tran
Spec-Tran is CATA's service for persons with disabilities who are unable to use fixed-route service. Shopping Bus
CATA's Shopping Bus provides regularly scheduled weekday trips from area senior housing complexes to grocery stores and shopping centers.