City Loops

 

Traverse City fixed-stop routes are called City Loops.

 

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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 or use our online Google Transit Trip Planner tool.

 

Route Map & Schedules Effective Sept. 15, 2017

 

 

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.

NOTE: New shelter and bus stagging area at the Grand Traverse Mall starting June 15, 2017.

 

 

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.

 

NOTE: City Loop Routes 2 and 5 no longer have a stop location at Cherryland Center. The new transfer point for Routes 2 and 5 will be at the Traverse Health Clinic shelter (#247/539) on Garfield. The stop location was moved at the request of Cherryland Center Management and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Cherryland Center can still be accessed by crossing at the nearby intersection, scheduing a City Link ride or requesting a Village Loop Route 13 deviation.

 

 

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: Starting July 19, 2017 BATA's City Loop Route 3 stop at State and Park (#307) will be closed due to the start of the Park Place Hotel Dome demolition/construction project. Service at that stop will tentatively be resumed in 2018. Signage will be placed at the stop location indicating the closure of this stop. The nearest stop location on Route 3 will be stop number #305 at State and Cass. Please call BATA Dispatch at 231.941.2324 for more information. (Updated: 07.18.17)

 

 

City Loop - Route 4 : New Services Start, Tuesday, September 5th! 

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

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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.

 

NOTE: City Loop Routes 2 and 5 no longer have a stop location at Cherryland Center. The new transfer point for Routes 2 and 5 will be at the Traverse Health Clinic shelter (#247/539) on Garfield. The stop location was moved at the request of Cherryland Center Management and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Cherryland Center can still be accessed by crossing at the nearby intersection, scheduing a City Link ride or requesting a Village Loop Route 13 deviation.

 

 

City Loop Route Insights:

  • No Bus B service on Routes 1-3 and 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.