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11.16.17CATS Board Approves the Purchase of Three Electric Buses to Enhance Fleet

The CATS Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved the purchase of three electric Proterra buses, which will be used to enhanced planned Bus Rapid Transit service launching in 2018.

11.07.17CATS Touchdown Express Reminders for LSU’s Early Kickoff Against Arkansas

The Capital Area Transit System’s Touchdown Express returns to the streets this week for LSU’s early game against Arkansas, beginning service at 8 a.m.

10.17.17CATS and Red Stick Project announce winners of Red Stick Bicentennial Art Contest

Who: CATS, Red Stick Project What: Winners of Bicentennial Art Contest Announced When: Artwork on display during the holiday season Where: Displayed on buses, at bus shelters and in CATS buildings Why: In celebration of Baton Rouge’s Bicentennial

10.12.17CATS Touchdown Express Reminders for LSU vs. Auburn

The Capital Area Transit System’s Touchdown Express returns to the streets this week for LSU’s game against Auburn, beginning service early at 11:30 a.m.

10.06.17CATS to suspend service Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, CATS will suspend service effective 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, 2017 until 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017.

09.28.17CATS Touchdown Express Reminders for LSU vs. Troy

The Capital Area Transit System snaps back into action for LSU’s Week Five matchup against the Troy Trojans with Touchdown Express service beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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.