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SERVICE ALERT – May 20, 2019 Service Adjustments

Effective Monday, May 20, 2019, CAT will implement the following Service Adjustments:

 

All Commuter Routes – Routes 23, 81, 82, 120X, CX and MX

Change in policy regarding drop-off arrival times:

  • Due to variations in daily highway traffic travel times, specific schedule timepoints on each Commuter Route will become approximate; when dropping off inbound riders in Harrisburg in the AM or dropping off riders outside of Harrisburg in the PM, the bus may arrive at a time earlier than scheduled.
  • Please see individual schedules for further details.

 

Route 1

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 2

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 3

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

Saturday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 6

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 7

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 8

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 12

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Select trip time adjustments have been made to improve schedule adherence and connectivity
  • Discontinuation of outbound 5:30 PM trip due to low ridership

Saturday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve schedule adherence, improve connectivity and create all-day 45-minute service frequency. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 17

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 19

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 23

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 39

Weekday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 81

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route 322

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route C

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

  

Route CX

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve schedule adherence and connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route D

Saturday Trip Adjustments 

  • Adjustments have been made to the Saturday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route HP 

  • Start of Monday-Saturday seasonal bus service to Hersheypark.
  • Adjustments have been made to the Monday-Saturday schedule to improve schedule adherence.   Please see route schedule for details

 

Route M

Weekday Trip Adjustments

  • Adjustments have been made to the Weekday schedule to improve connectivity. Please see route schedule for details.

 

Route W 

  • Vehicle count for inbound 3:15 PM trip will be reduced to (1) bus due to current lower capacity demand.              
  • Going forward, a second bus will be dispatched only when the extra capacity is needed (typically around the holiday season).

 

Please check the Routes and Schedules page for more detailed information.

 

May 20, 2019 Service Adjustment Summary

SERVICE ALERT – Temporary Discontinuation of Bus Stops – Herr Street (Until Further Notice)

Due to sidewalk and road improvements on Herr Street between North Cameron Street and North 15th Street, buses will not be able to pick up or drop off at the following stops, effective Monday April 15, 2019 until further notice:

Outbound Direction:

  • Herr St & N Cameron St
  • Herr St & Dr. Claude E Nichols St (opp. 12th St)
  • Herr St opp. N 14th St
  • Herr St & N 15th St

Inbound Direction:

  • Herr St & N 14th St
  • Herr St & N 13th St
  • Herr St & N 12th St

This will only affect Route 39, Route AB and Route W

SERVICE ALERT – West Shore Hospital Detour (Until Further Notice)

Due to construction at the West Shore Pinnacle Hospital, the section of the road that loops around the hospital will be closed. The closure is effective Thursday April 4, 2019 and will last for up to 24 months.  Detour is as follows:

Rt. F – Enola – regular route to Technology Parkway, make left at 1st entrance to Hospital loop, go to 3rd entrance to your right and make a right into parking lot, turn left down 2nd parking lane and continue to stop in front of stairs, turn left to exit parking lot and then left onto main loop road back to Technology Parkway, right onto Technology Parkway to regular route.

Street Closure Notice – West Shore Hospital

SERVICE ALERT – Gettysburg Road Detour (March 25th to Until Further Notice)

Route B – Highland Park / Route AB – Abacus Detour

Due to the conditions of the road, Rt. B/Highland Park buses using Gettysburg Road will detour starting Monday March 25, 2019. The bus stop will be located at the intersection of Allendale Road and Independence Avenue. Please notify your customers of the bus stop location change as the companies, on Independence Avenue, do not want the bus to use their property as a turnaround.

OB (No Healthsouth) – regular route to Wilson Road, right onto Wilson Road, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Independence Avenue, turnaround at the cul-de-sac, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Wilson Road, right onto Wesley Road to regular route.

OB (servicing Healthsouth) – regular route to Wilson Road, right onto Wilson Road, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Independence Avenue, turnaround at cul-de-sac, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Wilson Road to regular route.

IB – regular route to Gettysburg Road, continue on Wesley Drive, left onto Wilson Road, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Independence Avenue, turnaround at cul-de-sac, left onto Allendale Road, right onto Wilson Road, left onto Wesley Drive to regular route.

 

Gettysburg Road Detour

SERVICE ALERT – Burlington Coat Factory @ Point Mall (**Effective IMMEDIATELY, Until Further Notice**)

Due to the service road in front of the Burlington Coat Factory in Point Mall being closed off to traffic, all Route 14 and Route 17 riders will need to board/exit at the bus stop in front of Giant until further notice.

Thank you for your cooperation!

SERVICE ALERT – Carlisle Commons Stop & Routing Changes

Effective Monday February 25, 2019 buses entering/exiting the Carlisle Commons shopping center will use the following routing:

Route C

The Route C will enter Carlisle Commons through the last entrance along Noble Boulevard (across from Penrose Place), use the service road to circle the lot and use the stop at Walmart. This will be the only stop the route makes within the complex.

To exit, the bus will turn down the parking lot lane directly after the stop and then use the service road to exit the complex onto Penrose Place.

Route CX / Route 81 / Route 82

The Routes CX, 81 and 82 will enter Carlisle Commons through the middle entrance along Noble Boulevard (across from South West Street), turn right at the second parking lot lane and pick-up/drop-off Park & Ride passengers near the lightpost. Park & Ride passengers should park in the general area near this pick-up/drop-off location. This will be the only stop these routes make within the complex.

To exit, the bus will continue along the parking lot lane onto the service road to exit the complex onto Noble Boulevard.

Carlisle Commons Parking Lot Routing Notice

SERVICE ALERT – Bon-Ton Park & Ride Lot (**Effective IMMEDIATELY**)

Due to the closure of the Bon-Ton on the West Shore, Lower Allen Township officials have blocked off the parking lot in front of the store.

As an alternative, Route MX passengers are authorized by the Township to use the parking lot in front of the former Borders store instead.

The bus will continue to pick-up / drop off passengers in front of the Bon-Ton store.

Thank you for your cooperation!

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)