Shopping Bus

CATA provides regularly scheduled transportation from senior housing complexes to some grocery stores and shopping centers. The Shopping Bus operates Monday through Friday, traveling to major shopping locations each week. The fare is $2.00 round trip. Reservations are not required.

Call 517.394.CATA for more information.

The Shopping Bus serves the following senior housing complexes:

  • 1777 Apartments - East Lansing (Tuesday)
  • Abbott Parkside Apartments - East Lansing (Tuesday & Friday)
  • Burcham Hills – East Lansing (Tuesday)
  • Capitol Commons - Lansing (Wednesday & Thursday)
  • Cedar Place Apartments - Lansing (Monday PM & Wednesday)
  • Colonial Woods - Lansing (Monday & Wednesday)
  • East Glen Apartments - East Lansing (Monday & Tuesday)
  • Edgewood Village Apartments - East Lansing (Tuesday)
  • Friendship Manor - Lansing (Monday through Friday)
  • Grange Acres - Haslett (Tuesday) 
  • Great Lakes Christian Homes - Holt (Thursday)
  • Marsh Pointe Apartments - Haslett (Tuesday)
  • Oliver Garden Apartments - Lansing (Monday & Wednesday)
  • Porter Apartments - Lansing (Friday)
  • Riverfront Apartments - Lansing (Monday & Friday)
  • Southbrook Villa Apartments - Lansing (Monday & Wednesday)
  • Stratford Place - East Lansing (Tuesday)
  • Stratford Place - Holt (Thursday)
  • Tamarack Apartments - Holt (Thursday)
  • Twin Oaks Meadows - Lansing (Monday & Wednesday)
  • Washington Park Apartments - Lansing (Monday & Wednesday)

Shopping Bus schedule:

Day Locations Served Departure Time

Monday 

Oliver Gardens

Washington Park Apartments

Colonial Woods

Twin Oak Meadows Apartments

Southbrook Apartments

Cedar Place Apartments

Riverfront Apartments

Friendship Manor 

East Glen Apartments 

8:45 a.m. 

8:50 a.m.

9 a.m.

9:10 a.m.

9:25 a.m.

12:15 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

12:45 p.m.

1 p.m. 

Tuesday

Friendship Manor

Abbott Parkside Apartments

Edgewood Village Apartments 

East Glen Apartments

1777 Apartments

Stratford Place Apartments - East Lansing

Burcham Hills

Grange Acres

Marsh Pointe Apartments

9 a.m.

9:10 a.m.

9:25 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

12:10 p.m.

12:20 p.m.

1 p.m.

1:10 p.m.

1:15 p.m.

Wednesday

Cedar Place Apartments 

Twin Oak Meadows

Colonial Woods

Washington Park Apartments

Capitol Commons

Friendship Manor

Friendship Manor (second trip)

9 a.m.

12:10 p.m.

12:20 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

12:45 p.m.

1 p.m.

3 p.m.

Thursday

Capitol Commons

Friendship Manor

Great Lakes Christian Home

Tamarack Apartments

Stratford Place Apartments - Holt

9 a.m.

9:10 a.m.

12:40 p.m.

12:50 p.m.

1 p.m.

Friday

Riverfront Apartments

Porter Apartments

Friendship Manor

Abbott Parkside Apartments

9 a.m.

1 p.m.

1:10 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

The Shopping Bus operates Monday through Friday, traveling to these shopping locations each week. Shopping destinations vary by housing complex. Please call CATA at 517.394.CATA for more details.

  • Allen Street Farmer's Market
  • Aldi - Lansing
  • Frandor Shopping Center
  • Kroger - Holt
  • Kroger - Lake Lansing Road
  • Kroger - Okemos
  • Meijer - Lake Lansing Road
  • Meijer - Okemos
  • Meijer - South Pennsylvania
  • Meridian Mall
  • Target - Okemos
  • Target - South Lansing
  • Walmart - Eastwood Towne Center
  • Walmart - Okemos