Current Village & City Links


Village Link

For rural riders unable to access a fixed-route stop, Village Link connects to Village Loop routes for travel to and from Traverse City. BATA Dispatch Services helps riders schedule pick-ups and connections.


Village Link Service:

Mon - Fri      6:00-10:00 a.m. and 2:00-7:00 p.m.


City Link

Traditional dial-a-ride services are available for Traverse City and the immediate surrounding area.


City Link Service:

Mon – Fri            6:00am –12:00 (Midnight)

Sat – Sun           6:00am –12:00 (Midnight)


 Important :  Advanced Registration

To ensure your transportation needs are met, please make all Village and City Link reservations no later than the day prior to service. Reservations are taken by  Dispatch Services at BATA transfer stations or by phone at (231) 941-2324 during the hours below:


Advanced Registration Scheduling Hours:

Mon – Fri:  5:00am – 5:00pm (NEW)

Sat - Sun:   9:00am – 5:00pm (NEW)


  • Recurring or standing reservations with a set pick-up time and location may be made up to 14 days in advance and must adhere to advanced registration policy
  • Same-day requests (will-call) will be fulfilled when possible for a 100% fare up-charge.
  • Pick up an Advanced Registration Policy at either transfer station for more information