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SERVICE ALERT – Reduced Service Schedule for Martin Luther King Day Holiday

On Monday January 21, 2019, CAT will be operating on a REDUCED SERVICE SCHEDULE due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.

The following routes/trips will NOT operate on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

2 – Capitol Complex/ROC Shuttle

23 – Elizabethville – Millersburg – Halifax

81 – Shippensburg – Harrisburg Express

82 – Shippensburg – Mechanicsburg NSA Express

120X – Winding Hill Express

CX – Carlisle Express Service

MX – Mechanicsburg Express Service

 

NOTE:  All other service will operate as scheduled. 

            This includes Route C – Carlisle Local Service & Route M – Mechanicsburg Local Service.

MLK Day 2019 – Reduced Service Notice

SERVICE ALERT – Inauguration Activities at Pennsylvania State Capitol

Due to Inauguration activities taking place within the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex, there will be no CAT bus service on Commonwealth Avenue from Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 4:00 AM to Friday January 18, 2019 at 11:30 PM.

All routes that normally travel along Commonwealth Avenue will be detoured to North 3rd Street. Due to the nature of the event there may be the possibility of significant delays.

Routes 2, 6, 9, 12, 23, 39, 81, 120X, 322, A, B, C, CX, D, F, M, MX and the FARM SHOW SHUTTLE will be affected by this detour.

 

Passengers may board/de-board along North 3rd Street at the following locations:

N 3rd Street & Briggs Street           (Inbound only)

N 3rd Street & Liberty Street           (Inbound only)

N 3rd Street & Pine Street              (Inbound & Outbound)

N 3rd Street & North Street             (Inbound & Outbound)

N 3rd Street & South Street            (Inbound only)

N 3rd Street & Walnut Street          (Inbound only)

 

  • Buses heading towards downtown will use regular routing to Forster Street, then turn onto Forster Street, turn onto North 3rd Street and turn left onto Market Street to resume regular routing

 

  • Route MX heading towards downtown will use regular routing to Forster Street, then turn onto Forster Street, turn onto North 3rd Street and turn right onto Chestnut Street to resume regular routing

 

  • Route 23 heading towards downtown will use regular routing to Forster Street, then turn onto Forster Street, turn onto North 3rd Street and turn right onto Walnut to resume regular routing

 

  • Buses heading away from downtown will use regular routing to Walnut Street, then turn onto Walnut Street, continue down Walnut and turn right onto North 3rd Street and turn onto Forster Street to resume regular routing

Street Closure – Commonwealth Avenue (Governor Inauguration 2019)

SERVICE ALERT – Discontinuation of Service to Rutherford Park Townhomes (Starting October 8th)

Effective Monday, October 8, 2018, all Route 8 trips traveling to Rutherford Park Townhomes (Brokas Drive), at the request of property management, will no longer directly service the apartment complex.

Riders to/from Brokas Drive will need to walk down to Derry Street.

Permanent stops (marked with green “X”) will be established at:

  • Derry Street opp. Sue Drive – Tanner Furniture (outbound)
  • Derry Street past Sue Drive – opp. Tanner Furniture (inbound)

These stops will be the new end-of-line location for affected trips. 

Vehicles will use the parking lot at Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church (8000 Derry Street, right before Members 1st Bank) for turnarounds/layovers.

Brokas Drive – Permanent Detour (Route 8).pdf

SERVICE ALERT – Market Street Detour (Starting August 30th Until Further Notice) ** ENDING January 14, 2019 **

Market Street, between Cameron Street and 13th Street, will be closed for sewer replacement work beginning on Thursday, August 30, 2018. This detour is in effect until further notice.

 

Due to this closure, Routes 1, 14, 114 and CY will detour using the following routing:

 

OB – Regular route to Train Station, turn left onto 5th Street, turn right onto Walnut Street, continue on 7th Street and turn right onto State Street bridge, turn right onto 14th Street, turn left onto Market Street and resume normal routing.

IB – Regular route onto Market Street, turn right onto 14th Street, turn left onto Walnut Street, turn right onto 13th Street, turn left onto State Street bridge, turn left onto 7th Street and continue to Walnut Street, turn left onto Aberdeen Alley and continue to Train Station to resume regular routing.

 

Due to this closure, Route 13 will detour using the following routing:

 

OB – Regular route to Train Station, turn right into Train Station, turn left onto Mulberry Street bridge, continue onto Mulberry Street, bear right onto Derry Street, turn right onto 13th Street to resume regular routing.

 

ATTENTION CUSTOMERS: PLEASE MOVE TO THE ABERDEEN STREET SIDE OF THE TRAIN STATION TO BOARD THE ROUTE 13 OUTBOUND TRIPS

 

IB – Regular route onto 13th Street, turn left onto Derry Street, bear left onto Mulberry Street, continue onto Mulberry Street bridge, turn left onto Chestnut Street to resume regular routing.

 

Rt. 1-13-14-114-CY Detour

SERVICE ALERT – Third Street Detour (Until Further Notice) **UPDATED**

In addition to the current detour of using 4th Street for travel between Reily and Division Streets, beginning Monday, November 12, 2018, Third Street will also be closed to traffic between Verbeke and Reily Streets. This additional portion of the detour will also be in effect until further notice.

** Third Street will be closed from Verbeke Street to Maclay Street until further notice. Buses will be on various detours from Forster Street to Division Street**

 

Due to this closure, Route 3 will detour using the following routing:

OB – Regular route along 3rd Street to Forster Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 6th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right on 4th Street, continue along 4th Street to Division Street to resume regular routing

IB – Regular route to Division Street, turn onto 4th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right onto 6th Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 3rd Street to resume regular routing

  • Riders between Forster Street & Calder Street will need to catch the bus along 6th Street
  • Riders between Reily Street & Division Street will continue to use flag stops for pick-up/drop off along 4th Street

 

 

Due to this closure, Route 3-6 Night Loop will detour using the following routing:

OB – Regular route along 3rd Street to Forster Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 6th Street to resume regular routing

IB – Regular route to Division Street, turn onto 4th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right onto 6th Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 3rd Street to resume regular routing

 

  • Riders between Forster Street & Calder Street will need to catch the bus along 6th Street

 

Due to this closure, Route AB will detour using the following routing:

OB – Regular route along Forster Street, turn left onto 6th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right on 4th Street, turn right onto Maclay Street to resume regular routing

IB – Regular route to Maclay Street, turn onto 4th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right onto 6th Street, turn right onto Forster Street to resume regular routing

 

  • Riders between Forster Street & Calder Street will need to catch the bus along 6th Street
  • Riders between Reily Street & Maclay Street will continue to use flag stops for pick-up/drop off along 4th Street

 

 

Due to this closure, Route W will detour using the following routing:

OB – Regular route along 3rd Street to Forster Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 6th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right on 4th Street, continue along 4th Street to Maclay Street to resume regular routing

IB – Regular route to Maclay Street, turn onto 4th Street, turn left onto Reily Street, turn right onto 6th Street, turn right onto Forster Street, turn left onto 3rd Street to resume regular routing

 

  • Riders between Forster Street & Calder Street will need to catch the bus along 6th Street
  • Riders between Reily Street & Maclay Street will continue to use flag stops for pick-up/drop off along 4th Street

 

 

Street Closure – Third Street (Updated, Until further notice)