Rider Alerts

2023 NEW YEARS HOLIDAY ALERT

Date Issued: 12.02.22

Lines Affected: ALL Routes & Services

In observance of New Years Day, please note that CATS services may end early on January 1, 2023. Additionally, CATS will be running a Saturday Schedule on January 2, 2023.

2022 CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY ALERT

Date Issued: 12.01.22

Lines Affected: ALL Routes & Services

As the Christmas season approaches, please note that CATS buses, CATS On-Demand, and LYNX by CATS services will not operate on Sunday, December 25th, 2022, in observation of Christmas Day. A Saturday schedule will be operated on Monday, December 26th, 2022.

Gus Young Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10th

Date Issued: 12.02.22

Lines Affected: 8, 20, 21, 22, 23

Due to the Gus Young Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10th, route 8 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. There will be no service on Gus Young Ave between N. 39th St and Columbus Dunn Dr. Service will continue along North St. | Route 20 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. There will be no service on Acadian Thwy between North St and Mohican St. Passengers can transfer at bus stops along Plank Rd for route 21, 22 and 41. | Route 21 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. There will be no service on Fairfields Ave between Plank Rd and Foster Dr. Passengers can transfer at bus stops along Plank Rd for route 20, 22 and 41 and on Foster Dr for route 23. | Route 22 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. There will be no service on Winbourne Ave between Foster Dr and Plank Rd. Passengers can transfer at bus stops along Foster Dr for route 23, Mohican St for route 20 and Plank Rd for route 41. | Route 23 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. there will be no service on Foster Dr between Choctaw Dr and Florida Blvd. Passengers can transfer at bus stops along Ardenwood Dr and Florida Blvd to route 44.

Jones Creek Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 11th

Date Issued: 12.02.22

Lines Affected: 58

Due to the Jones Creek Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 11th, route 58 will be on detour. This detour will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. There will be no service on Coursey Blvd between Sherwood Forest Blvd and O’Neal Ln between Coursey Blvd and S. Harrell’s Ferry Rd. Route 58 will service all bus stops on Sherwood Forest Blvd between Coursey Blvd and S. Harrell’s Ferry Rd.

Kiwanis Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10th

Date Issued: 12.02.22

Lines Affected: 22, 44

Due to the Kiwanis Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10th, routes 22 and 44 will be on detour. The detour will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will be in place until the end of the day. Route 22 will not service stops in Downtown Baton Rouge between the State Capitol and Europe St. This route will end on 10th St between Florida St and Laurel St. Passengers can connect here to route 44. Route 44 will not service bus stops in Downtown Baton Rouge. Service will end on 10th St between Florida St and Laurel St. Passengers can connect here to route 22.

17 - Perkins Rd (Railroad Construction)

Date Issued: 11.18.22

Lines Affected: 17 - Perkins Rd

This detour will be in effect during railroad construction on S. Acadian Thrwy 11.21.22- 12.15.22 from 9 am to 3:30 pm, as needed. | Outbound from the CATS terminal from S. Acadian Thrwy.: Left @ Bawell Street, Right @ Nairn Drive/Valley Street, Left @ Perkins Road, Continue normal route to Mall of Louisiana. Inbound from Mall of Louisiana from Perkins Rd: Right@ Valley Street/Nairn Drive, Left @ Bawell Street, Right @ S. Acadian Thrwy., Continue normal route to the CATS terminal. Canceled stops: 1496 S Acadian @ Bawell N 1446 S Acadian @ TJ Ribs S 1447 S Acadian @ Coyote Blues S 1495 S Acadian @ Perkins N 1494 Perkins Rd @ Acadian-Perkins Plaza W 1448 Perkins Rd @ Hood Ave E 1449 Perkins Rd @ Valley St E

UPDATED Cortana Hub Construction

Date Issued: 11.14.22

Lines Affected: ALL Routes

This detour may be updated based on current conditions. Please check back regularly for updates. 11/30/22 UPDATE: Due to upcoming road construction, all routes at the Cortana hub will be making some adjustments. 3 bus stops will be canceled from 7 am to 6 pm each day with the possibility of other canceled bus stops (for 57 Sherwood only) around the Cortana Place circle. Canceled stops: 2466 Mallway @ Oak Villa E 2313 Crossway @ Cortana Pl 2037 Oak Villa @ Mall Way N All routes departing layover zone: Continue on Oak Villa Drive, Right @ Mallway Ave; Right @Cortana Pl; arrive in front of Walmart to board customers. 59 E Florida, Inbound to Cortana Wal-Mart:Right @ Centerway Blvd; Right @ Cortana Place Rd; Discharge customers at Cortana Wal-Mart hub stop; Continue to layover zone. 59 E Florida, Departing Cortana Wal-Mart: Right @ Centerway Blvd; Left @ Florida Blvd; Right @ Florida Service Rd; Resume regular route. 57 Sherwood, Inbound to Cortana Wal-Mart: Right @ Tom Drive; Left @ Airway Drive; Right @ Cortana Place Rd; Discharge customers at Cortana Wal-Mart hub stop;Continue to layover zone. 57 Sherwood, Outbound after boarding customers at Wal-Mart: Right @ Airway Dr.; Right @ Tom Dr.; Left @ Oak Villa; resume regular route.

CATS Buses Will Resume Full Capacity Starting 6/12/22

Date Issued: 06.06.22

All CATS Buses Will Resume Full Capacity Starting on 6/12/22. We appreciate the understanding and patience of our riders during COVID-19 capacity cutbacks

Route 12 - Government St. / Jefferson Hwy

Date Issued: 01.04.22

Lines Affected: 12

Route 12 - Government St. / Jefferson Hwy will resume its regular route on Government Street Sunday, January 16, 2022. For more information visit www.brcats.com or contact Customer Service at 225-389-8282.

Route 11 Northside Circulator Detour

Date Issued: 11.30.21

Lines Affected: 11

11 Northside Circulator UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE issued 7.8.21 Customers are to be accommodated at: Glen Oaks @ Bluegrass E Glen Oaks @ Silverleaf Silverleaf @ Mickens Ford @ White Ford @ Stutz Departing EKL on Glen Oaks Drive Left Silverleaf Avenue Left Mickens Rd Left Ford Street Left STUTZ Street Right Cadillac Street Resume normal route Inbound to EKL on Cadillac Street Left STUTZ Street Right Ford Street Right Mickens Rd Right Silverleaf Avenue Right Glen Oaks Drive Resume normal route DOWNLOAD PDF