City Loops

 

Traverse City fixed-stop routes are called City Loops.

 

 

Explore all the ways you can get around the T.C. area below. One-way fare is only $1.50 or $.75 for riders qualifying for reduced fare. Learn more about BATA's bus fares.

 

City Loop Service runs:

Mon – Fri          6:00am – 9:00pm 

Saturday           9:00am – 9:00pm 

Sunday             9:00am –  8:00pm

 

Scroll down for schedules and additional information.  

 

City Loop Route Insights:

  • No Bus B service on Routes 1-5 from noon to 3 pm Mon-Fri. Bus B service also ends at 7 pm Mon-Fri.
  • Routes 1-5 first bus (Bus A) departs inbound @ 6am Mon-Fri, 9am Sat-Sun
  • Last bus (Bus A) departs Outbound 8:30pm Mon-Sat, Sun @ 7:30pm
  • Routes 1-5 Bus A service only on Saturdays and Sundays. 

 

Route Map & Schedules Effective Jan. 4, 2016

 

 

City Loop - Route 1 

NOTE: There is no Bus B service from noon to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. during the weekday. Also only Bus A service runs on the weekend.

 

 

City Loop - Route 2

NOTE: There is no Bus B service from noon to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. during the weekday. Also only Bus A service runs on the weekend.

 

Service Alert: BATA is moving its Big Lots / Cherryland Center stop from its current location in front of the store to the center of the Cherryland Center parking lot (see map). This change will take effect on Monday, April 25 and impact City Loop Routes 2 and 5. Stop numbers and schedule timing will not be effected.Please call BATA Dispatch at 231.941.2324 or click here for more information.

 

City Loop - Route 3

NOTE: There is no Bus B service from noon to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. during the weekday. Also only Bus A service runs on the weekend.

Service Alert: Stops #371 / 311 (State St. @ Railroad Ave) on City Loop Route 3 are temporarily out of service due to construction in the area. The road construction is scheduled to wrap up on or before May 13. We apologize for the inconvenience and will return to the regular stop as soon as construction is completed. Please call BATA Dispatch at 231.941.2324 for more information. (Updated 04.19.16)

 

 

City Loop - Route 4

NOTE: There is no Bus B service from noon to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. during the weekday. Also only Bus A service runs on the weekend.

 

 

City Loop - Route 5 

NOTE: There is no Bus B service from noon to 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m. during the weekday. Also only Bus A service runs on the weekend.

 

Service Alert: BATA is moving its Big Lots / Cherryland Center stop from its current location in front of the store to the center of the Cherryland Center parking lot (see map). This change will take effect on Monday, April 25 and impact City Loop Routes 2 and 5. Stop numbers and schedule timing will not be effected.Please call BATA Dispatch at 231.941.2324 or click here for more information.