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CATA closes for Independence Day Holiday

Tuesday, July 1, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                           PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

Monday, June 30, 2014                                                                                                        

Laurie Robison, Director of Marketing


Direct:    (517) 367-7252

Mobile:   (517) 896-1873



CATA closes for Independence Day Holiday

Lansing, Mich. — In observance of the Fourth of July, the Capital Area Transportation Authority will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014.  The holiday closure will affect all CATA services, including fixed-route, Spec-Tran, Redi-Ride, Connector, Rural Service and Shopping Bus operations. 


Entertainment Express will conclude service early on Thursday evening. The trolley will run only until 11:30 p.m. with the last trip departing Grand River and Abbot for downtown Lansing at 11:12 p.m.


The Spec-Tran office will remain open on the Fourth of July from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. only to accept reservations for rides that are scheduled to occur on or after Saturday, July 5. The phone number is (517) 394-2282 (CATA). Customers may also access to book, review and cancel trips online.


For further information, please contact CATA’s Customer Service at or (517) 394-1000 weekdays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; weekends, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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About CATA:

Formed in 1972, the Capital Area Transportation Authority was twice voted the No. 1 transit system in America.

CATA strives to provide a variety of quality transportation services that are safe, timely and cost efficient, responding creatively to the diverse mobility needs of the region and delivered by dedicated employees in a professional manner. CATA services are provided in accordance with Title VI, without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, or other prohibited basis. For all media inquiries, please contact above-named PIO.

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