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 up to 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.

Transit is CATA’s preferred app for real-time bus departures, bus tracking and comprehensive trip planning options. The free app is available on iPhone and Android devices.

Fares: $1.25 for adults, 60¢ for students with valid school ID. Passes are also available at special student rates online at and at the MSU ID office located in the International Center.

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