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CATA Administration Offices

CATA Administration Offices

4615 Tranter Street, Lansing, MI 48910


Office hours:

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Passes & bus token sales
  • CATAClub applications
  • Print schedules, service brochures and maps
  • CATA Student ID cards
  • Served by Route 6 Cedar-Jolly Connection

CATA Administrative Facility

Located in South Lansing on Tranter Street between Jolly and Cavanaugh east of Pennsylvania, CATA’s Administrative facility moved to its current location in 1976 and has undergone several renovations and expansions to accommodate CATA’s growing transit operation.

This facility is home to CATA’s executive offices, as well as its Bus Storage Facility, which houses CATA’s entire fleet. Other administrative departments include Clean Commute Options, Customer Service, Grants, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Maintenance, Marketing, Operations, Paratransit, Planning, Purchasing, and Safety and Training.

Our Fleet

About the Fleet (as of April 2014)

  • 96 standard 40-foot transit buses - includes 39 hybrids
  • 12 articulated 60-foot transit buses - includes 5 hybrids
  • 2 medium-duty hybrids
  • 50 small buses (25-foot)
  • 2 trolley buses (28-foot)
  • 55 passenger vans
  • 1 shopping bus

Total vehicles in the fleet - 218 Total hybrid vehicles - 46 (41% of large buses are hybrids)

Fixed-route buses offer:

CATA is the first system in Michigan to operate 40-foot diesel electric hybrid buses. The hybrids offer:

  • Greater fuel economy
  • Cleaner emissions
  • Reduced maintenance costs resulting from extended brake life, engine oil and transmission oil life
  • Smoother ride for passengers
  • Quieter operation with sound levels approaching that of a passenger car

Small buses and trolley buses are all lift-equipped.