CATA is also the Greater Lansing Area bus service that serves MSU, East Lansing, Lansing, and Delta, Delhi, Lansing, and Meridian townships and includes service to the area’s malls – Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing Mall, Meridian Mall and Frandor. Service operates seven days a week. Hours vary. Commuter limited-stop service into downtown Lansing is provided weekdays during morning and evening rush hours. Buses depart Mason and Webberville with limited stops to make for a faster commute.

Accessibility: All buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps. CATA’s “Spec-Tran” provides curb-to-curb service for people with disabilities who are unable to use fixed routes both on- and off-campus. See Paratransit Service.

Bike racks are provided on all large fixed route buses and select small buses so you can take your bike with you at no charge. Each rack accommodates three bikes.

Bus Schedules are available online at, on campus at most MSU Residence Halls and key campus buildings, at the MSU-CATA Transportation Center, on all CATA buses, and at businesses throughout the greater Lansing area.

CATANow provides immediate access to real-time projected departures from any of CATA’s 1,300 plus bus stops. Actual departures – tracked via GPS – are provided within 15 minutes of a bus departing a stop. It gives customers the freedom to plan their trips when and where they want, utilize their time more efficiently and reduce their dependency on published schedules.

Obtain your bus stop number posted on every stop or on, request departures via text, email or website. For details, visit

Fares: $1.25 for adults, 60¢ for students with valid school ID. Passes are also available at special student rates.

For additional information email, call (517) 394-1000, or MI Relay Center Voice TDD: (800) 649-3777. Web site: