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Public Meeting Notice - Proposed Service Changes

The Capital Area Transportation Authority will host a series of public meetings to present proposed service changes effective Aug. 29, 2022, or later. The following routes and services are included in the proposal:

Edited July 8, 2022

Route 3 
Willow - Lansing Mall
Extend the route west of the Lansing Mall along Saginaw Highway to Marketplace Blvd. in Delta Township beginning Oct. 2022 or Jan. 2023.

Route 12
W. Michigan – Waverly – LCC West
Introduce year-round weekday service to Lansing Community College West and eliminate the winter, spring and summer breaks schedule beginning Aug. 29, 2022. Weekday shuttle service between Ollie’s and LCC West will be provided Aug. 18-26, 2022.

Route 13
Groesbeck Area
Reroute service to Lake Lansing Road between Wood Road and Coolidge Road beginning Aug. 29, 2022. Buses would no longer travel into Eastwood Towne Center.

Route 20
South Harrison – Jolly – Dunckel Removed from list of proposed service changes

Provide year-round service to MSU’s Spartan Village complex on Harrison Road beginning Aug. 29, 2022.

Route 24
East Lansing – E. Lake Lansing Road
Reroute service between East Lansing High School and Hagadorn/Saginaw beginning Jan. 2023, with buses traveling Burcham Road. Service on Alton Road would be eliminated.

Route 26
Abbot - Chandler
Operate weekday service during MSU’s fall and spring semesters at a 15-minute frequency until 8 p.m. beginning Aug. 29, 2022. Postpone resuming Route 26 Late Night service between downtown East Lansing and Abbot/Chandler Road (Thursday through Saturday) until Oct. 2022.

Route 38
Spartan Village
 Removed from list of proposed service changes

Eliminate the route, which operates during MSU’s fall and spring semesters, and provide year-round service to Spartan Village on Route 20 beginning Aug. 29, 2022.

Introduction of Holiday Service
Introduce a new demand-response holiday service to provide curb-to-curb transportation within the Spec-Tran service area on the seven major holidays CATA has typically been closed.

Spec-Tran Boundary Extension
Extend the Spec-Tran service area into Delta Township so the Spec-Tran service area continues ¾ of a mile west of the upcoming Route 3 extension. New boundaries to begin Oct. 2022 or Jan. 2023 with the Route 3 service extension.

Representatives from CATA will be present at the open-forum public meetings listed below. There is no formal presentation planned, 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 meeting, allowing area residents to attend any session of their choosing.

Delhi Township
Monday, July 18, 2022
Community Services Center
2074 Aurelius Rd. Holt
6-7:30 p.m.
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City of Lansing, City of East Lansing, and Lansing Township
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Former Sears Building, Frandor Shopping Center
3131 E Michigan Ave, Lansing
6-7:30 p.m.
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Meridian Township
Friday, July 22, 2022
Central Fire Department
5000 Okemos Rd. Okemos
6-7:30 p.m.
View Facebook Event

All facilities are served by CATA fixed routes and Spec-Tran for the duration of 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 Experience at 517-394-1000 with your request. CATA will make every attempt to provide reasonable accommodations requested by Friday, July 16, 2022.

If you are unable to attend a meeting but would like to provide input, send your feedback through the form located on this page, email your comments to marketing@cata.org or write us as at the following address:

Fall 2022 Service Changes Feedback
Capital Area Transportation Authority
Attn: Marketing Department
4615 Tranter Street, Lansing, MI 48910

You may also call our hotline at 517-999-2549 between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. during scheduled meetings, and a CATA Representative will document your feedback. Calls will not be monitored when meetings are not in session. All comments must be received by 7:30 p.m. July 22, 2022. Follow us at facebook.com/rideCATA and twitter.com/rideCATA for the latest information.

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