CATA Services Close for Christmas and New Year’s Holidays

In observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day, CATA will not operate services on Sunday, Dec. 25 or Sunday, Jan. 1. The Paratransit office will take phone reservations from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on both Christmas and  New Year’s Day for Spec-Tran, Redi-Ride and Rural Service rides needed after each holiday. The number to schedule  a ride is (517) 394-CATA (2282). Spec-Tran rides can also be arranged online at
On both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, CATA Fixed-Route and Spec-Tran services will end early. Spec-Tran will schedule pick-ups no later than 6:15 p.m. on both days. Connector and Redi-Ride services will conclude at their regular times on Saturday, Dec. 24 and Saturday, Dec. 31. 

For routes serving downtown Lansing, the last departures from the CATA Transportation Center (CTC) will be at:

• 5:30 p.m. for Routes 3, 8, 9 and 10 

• 6 p.m. for Routes 1, 2, 5 and 16 

• 6:15 p.m. for Routes 12 and 14 
For routes serving East Lansing and Meridian Township, the last departures from MSU’s campus will be at:

• 5:30 p.m. for Route 20 (departing Ramp 1)

• 5:45 p.m. for Routes 22 and 23 (departing Ramp 1)

• 6 p.m. for Route 24 and 25 (departing Ramp 5)

• 6 p.m. for Route 26 (departing Ramp 1)  

For a complete list of all final departure and ending times by route, go to or contact CATA Customer Service at  (517) 394-1000. All CATA services will resume regular schedules on Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2.



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