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12.17.19CATS to purchase three additional electric buses
11.07.19City-Parish, Capital Area Transit System and Build Baton Rouge announce award of U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD Grant for Louisiana's first bus rapid transit project
09.16.19CATS to introduce electric buses into service
02.04.19CATS to hold information sessions ahead of Service Improvement rollout
Capital Area Transit System (CATS) will hold a series of informational sessions to discuss the upcoming Service Improvement Plan implementation, which will take effect on Sunday, February 24, 2019. There will be four sessions in both Baton Rouge and Baker to meet with customers and the public.
01.15.19Media Advisory - Updated on New Ochsner Facility
11.01.18CATS to launch RouteShout 2.0
November 1, 2018 - Baton Rouge, LA - The Capital Area Transit System announces the long awaited launch of a new mobile application to help riders track their buses on their smartphones or through the CATS website www.brcats.com on an interactive map. The RouteShout 2.0 app can be downloaded for free on iPhone and Android devices from the Apple Store or Google Play.
04.18.18CATS On Demand establishes new reservation number
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Capital Area Transit System's CATS On Demand paratransit serivce will have a new phone number for scheduling and reservations: 225.239.2550. The new number will be in effect on April 23, 2018.
03.27.18CATS Monitoring Traffic Activity
The Capital Area Transit System is monitoring the volume and flow of traffic in areas where demonstrations may be occurring in Baton Rouge in the coming days, as it has done previously in July of 2016 and May of 2017.
03.23.18Tracking CATS: Board Meeting Updates for March 2018
The CATS Board of Commissioners met Tuesday for the agency’s regular monthly meeting, hearing updates on CATS’ projects and approving several policies and procedures for CATS’ operations.
03.16.18Construction to Affect CATS Service this Weekend
The Capital Area Transit System will have additional stop cancellations beginning Saturday, March 17 and running through Monday, March 19 at 5 a.m.
03.15.18St. Patrick's Day Parade Affects CATS Service Saturday Morning
The Capital Area Transit System will have reroutes in place during Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade on two lines in the area.
03.12.18CATS Website Honored by Advertising Industry Leaders with Two ADDY Awards
The Capital Area Transit System’s website, www.brcats.com, was honored with two American Advertising Awards, also known as the ADDYs, by the Baton Rouge chapter of the American Advertising Federation.