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Public Meeting Notice — Proposed Fixed-Route Service Changes

Friday, April 27, 2018

Categories: General, Service Change

Public Meeting Notice
Proposed Williamston/Webberville Connector Service Changes

Effective Aug. 27, 2018

CATA will host a public meeting to present route and timetable changes effective Aug. 27, 2018. The following service changes are included in the proposal:

Williamston/Webberville Connector                                                      

  • The route will be extended north of Grand River Avenue on Putnam Road to provide service to the new Williamston Library, located in the Williamston Middle School.
  • Service will run 30-35 minutes later (until 6:15 p.m. Monday-Friday and until 5:05 p.m. Saturday) to accommodate the added travel time to the new Williamston Library.
  • Departure times will change considerably.

View the proposed timetable and map

Representatives from CATA will be present at the open-forum public meeting listed below. There will be no formal presentation, which will allow CATA staff to meet and interact with attendees on an individual basis. Public comment is welcome.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6-7:30 p.m.

Williamston City Hall
161 E. Grand River Avenue
Williamston, MI 48895

Service on the Williamston/Webberville Connector will be extended until 8:20 p.m. the evening of the public meeting for those needing transportation to and from the Township Hall. If you require special accommodations, please contact CATA Customer Service at 517-394-1000 with your request. CATA will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations requested by July 23, 2018. View the extended Williamston/Webberville Connector service times for the public meeting


If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to provide input, visit cata.org/Aug2018Changes to submit comments. You may also email your comments to marketing@cata.org, or write us at the following address:

August 2018 Service Changes
CATA
4615 Tranter Street
Lansing, MI 48910

To be considered, all comments must be received by 3 p.m. Aug. 15, 2018.

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Public Meeting Notice

Proposed Fixed-Route Service Changes
Effective Aug. 27, 2018

CATA will host a series of public meetings to present proposed fixed-route service changes effective Aug. 27, 2018. The following routes are included in the proposal:

Route 1                                                     Sunday service added frequency
Route 2                                                     Weekend service added frequency
Route 7                                                     Added frequency all day; routing changes
Route 16                                                   Monday-Sunday increased service to 30-minute frequency
Route 17                                                   Mid-day downtown circulator
Route 20                                                   Routing changes at Trappers Cove, Gateway and on Technology Drive
Meridian Redi-Ride                                 Extended hours and fare increase

Details of the proposed changes will be available online after May 7, 2018 at cata.org/Aug2018changes.

Representatives from CATA will be present at the open-forum public meetings listed below. There will be no formal presentation which will allow CATA staff to meet and interact with attendees on an individual basis. Public comment is welcome. The same service information will be available at each of the six meetings, allowing area residents to attend any session of their choice.

 
Tues., May 29, 2018 

City Hall Atrium 
124 W. Michigan Ave. 
Lansing, MI 48933
6-7:30 p.m. 

Wed., May 30, 2018

Delhi Township Hall
2074 Aurelius Rd.
Holt, MI 48842
6-7:30 p.m.

Thu., May 31, 2018*

Meridian Township Municipal Building 
5151 Marsh Rd.
Okemos, MI 48864
6-7:30 p.m.

Mon., June 4, 2018

Hannah Community Center
819 Abbot Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
6-7:30 p.m.

Tues., June 5, 2018

Lansing Township Hall
3209 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48917
6-7:30 p.m. 

All facilities are served by CATA fixed routes and Spec-Tran for the duration of the each meeting.  Spec-Tran rides must be reserved by 5 p.m. the evening before the session you plan to attend. If you require special accommodations, please contact CATA Customer Service at 517-394-1000 with your request. CATA will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations requested by Friday, May 25, 2018.

If you cannot attend a meeting but would like to provide input, visit cata.org/Aug2018changes after May 7, 2018 and submit comments, email comments to marketing@cata.org or write us as at the following address:

August 2018 Service Changes
CATA
4615 Tranter Street
Lansing, MI 48910

All comments must be received by 3 p.m. Aug. 15, 2018, to be considered.

*Meridian Redi-Ride service will be extended three and a half hours to accomadate those attending the Meridian Township public meeting. Meridian Redi-Ride will conclude service at 8:30 on Thursday, May 31, 2018. CATA requires that trips be scheduled a minimum of four hours in advance of the desired pickup times. Trips are scheduled in the order requests are received and are limited to availability of space on the bus. View more information about Meridian Redi-Ride.

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Proposed Fixed-Route Changes

Effective Aug 27, 2018

Williamston/Webberville Connector (view the timetable and routing change)                                                      

  • The route will be extended north of Grand River Avenue on Putnam Road to provide service to the new Williamston Library, located in the Williamston Middle School.
  • Service will run 30-35 minutes later (until 6:15 p.m. Monday-Friday and until 5:05 p.m. Saturday) to accommodate the added travel time to the new Williamston Library.
  • Departure times will change considerably.

Route 1 Downtown Lansing/Meridian Mall

Current Sunday service:
8:50 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. with buses departing every 16 minutes all day (every 20 minutes during MSU breaks)

Proposed Sunday service:
8:50 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. with buses departing every 13-15 minutes all day (every 15-16 minutes during MSU breaks)


Route 2 South Washington/Pleasant Grove

Current Saturday service:
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 p.m. with buses departing every 60 minutes all day (with a break in service early afternoon)

Proposed Saturday service:
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 p.m. with buses departing 30 minutes all day

Current Sunday service:
9:30 a.m. – 6:20 p.m. with buses departing every 60 minutes all day

Proposed Sunday service:
9:30 a.m. – 6:20 p.m. with buses departing every 30 minutes all day


Route 7 Aurelius (see map for routing change)

Current Monday-Friday service:
6 a.m.  – 7:50 p.m. with buses departing every 60 minutes all day (with a break in service late morning)

Proposed Monday-Friday service:
6 a.m.  – 7:50 p.m. with buses departing every 45-50 minutes all day


Route 16 Old Town/West Lake Lansing Rd/Eastwood

Current Monday-Friday service:
6:10 a.m. – 11:10 p.m. with buses departing every 60 minutes all day (with a break in service late morning)

Proposed Monday-Friday service:
6:10 a.m. – 11:10 p.m. with buses departing every 30 minutes all day

Current Saturday & Sunday service:
8:30 a.m. – 10:55 p.m. (6:55 p.m.  Sundays) with buses departing every 60 minutes all day (with a break in service)

Proposed Saturday & Sunday service:
8:30 a.m.  – 10:55 p.m.  (6:55 p.m. Sundays) with buses departing every 30 minutes all day


Route 17 Mid-day Downtown Circulator/Old Town (see map for routing)

Proposed Monday-Friday service:
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the bus departing every 15 minutes


Route 20 South Harrison/Jolly/Dunckel (see map for routing change


Meridian Redi-Ride 

Current hours:
Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Proposed hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m./Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Current fares:
$1.25 regular fare/$.60 discounted fare

Proposed fares: 
$2.50 regular fare/$1.25 discounted fare