Press Releases

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.

09.14.16CATS CEO Search Committee Recommends Hiring Bill Deville as Permanent CATS CEO

Following a nationwide search for a new Chief Executive Officer, the committee charged with vetting candidates to lead the Capital Area Transit System is recommending Bill Deville, an experienced leader who has worked in transportation for more than 32 years, for the job.