Published: Dec. 10, 2013

CATA services to change during MSU winter break

The Capital Area Transportation Authority is making the following changes to its service schedule during MSU’s winter break:

Weekday MSU Campus Service: Service on Routes 32 and 33 will conclude Dec. 13 at the regularly scheduled time of 7 p.m. Routes 30, 31 and 39 will end between 2 and 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 14.

Night Owl: Late-night service will operate as scheduled until 9 a.m., Dec. 15.

Weekend MSU Campus Service: Routes 34, 35, 36 and Lot Link will operate in accordance with regular Saturday and Sunday service schedules until approximately 2 a.m., Dec. 16.
CATA’s Spartan Service: Spartan Service will not operate Dec. 16-Jan. 5. Routes 30 through 36, 39, Lot Link and Night Owl will not be operational on campus during the break.

Route 1 Downtown Lansing /Meridian Mall: Friday and Saturday late-night Spartan Service will not operate. Service ends at 11:30 p.m. with the last bus departing Meridian Mall at 10:55 p.m. en route to the CATA Transportation Center.

Entertainment Express: On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, CATA’s popular trolley service will continue to be available for travel to destinations along the Grand River Avenue/Michigan Avenue corridor. Entertainment Express will operate less frequently—every 30 minutes rather than every 15 minutes—between downtown Lansing and downtown East Lansing from 7:30 p.m. until 3 a.m.

Routes 20 – 25: Routes 20, 22 and 23 will travel into the MSU-CATA Transportation Center located at Ramp 1 across from Shaw Hall. Routes 24 and 25 will continue to serve Ramp 5 on Red Cedar.

Route 25 North Harrison: Weekday buses will operate every 60 minutes during the day rather than every 30 minutes. Evening and weekend service will remain the same.

Route 26 Abbot/Chandler: Weekday buses will operate every 45 minutes rather than every 6 to 10 minutes and conclude at 7:20 p.m. at the MSU-CATA Transportation Center located at Ramp 1. There will be no Thursday, Friday or Saturday late-night service to downtown East Lansing. Saturday service will end at 7:15 p.m. at the MSU-CATA Transportation Center.

For more information, contact CATA Customer Services at (517) 394-1000 or email

MSU is one of the top 70 universities in the world, based on Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2016.
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