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09.21.17CATS Touchdown Express Reminders for LSU vs. Syracuse

After a successful season opener, the Capital Area Transit System is ready to tackle Touchdown Express for the LSU-Syracuse game on Saturday, starting at 3 p.m.

09.20.17CATS Board Approves Enhancements to Interim North Baton Rouge Bus Hub as Part of Commitment to the Area

The Capital Area Transit System Board of Commissioners approved enhancements for the interim transit hub sites at both Cortana Mall and the former Earl K. Long hospital site as part a series of projects that will enhance service in North Baton Rouge. Mayor Sharon Weston Broome also addressed the board and its efforts to improve Baton Rouge.

09.06.17CATS Touchdown Express Reminders for LSU vs. UT-Chattanooga

The Capital Area Transit System kicks off its Touchdown Express service for LSU home games this Saturday.

08.18.17Tracking CATS: Action from CATS August 2017 Meeting

The CATS Board of Commissioners approved plans at its Tuesday, August 15, meeting to declare 19 Gillig buses and all Blue Bird buses and parts as surplus. This allows the agency to move forward to dispose of the unused buses, either by selling or salvaging them.

08.02.17CATS Brings Back Touchdown Express Service for 2017 LSU Home Football Games

The Capital Area Transit System will run its popular Touchdown Express service for LSU home games during the 2017 football season, the agency announced Wednesday.

07.20.17Tracking CATS: Action from CATS July 2017 Meeting

The CATS Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, July 18, for its regularly scheduled meeting.

07.07.17CATS Launches Modern, Mobile-Friendly Website to Better Serve Riders, the Public

The Capital Area Transit System today launched a new, mobile-friendly, modern website aimed at improving how riders and the public get information about the bus system.

05.10.17LSU Board of Supervisors Approves Sale of Land to CATS for North Baton Rouge Hub

Louisiana State University’s Board of Supervisors last Friday approved the sale of a parcel of land in North Baton Rouge to the Capital Area Transit System, which CATS will use as a transit hub.

04.19.17CATS Board of Commissioners Approves Purchase of Land for North Baton Rouge Hub from LSU

The Board of Commissioners of the Capital Area Transit System Tuesday approved a plan to purchase a parcel of land from Louisiana State University, which the agency hopes to use as a hub for North Baton Rouge.

12.21.16CATS Ends 2016 with New Buses, New Leadership, New Focus for 2017

As 2016 winds down, the Capital Area Transit System highlights the progress it made in recent months – including hiring a transit veteran to be its permanent CEO and putting a dozen new buses in service – during its final meeting of the year.

12.07.16Starting Sunday, CATS Removes Downtown Hub, Stops Service on Red Stick Trolley

The Capital Area Transit System will enact two long-discussed changes this weekend when it removes its Downtown Hub and formally ceases service on the Red Stick Trolley.

09.20.16CATS Board Confirms Deville as the Agency’s Permanent CEO

The Board of the Capital Area Transit System on Tuesday voted to hire veteran transportation administrator William “Bill” Deville to be its permanent CEO, following a national search to fill the position.