City Loops:  Traverse City's bus routes 


Do you carry a mobile device?  Find your bus using the Transit App or Google Maps Transit.  You may also visit to follow the GPS tracker on your bus as it moves along the route to your stop. To add convenience, you may pay for your ride using your phone with the Journey App.  Please download   today!  


City Loop 1: Downtown Traverse City to the Grand Traverse Mall

City Loop 2:  Downtown Traverse City to Lafranier Road & Goodwill Inn

City Loop 7:  Meijer/GT Crossing (Walmart) to Lafranier Rd & Garfield Rd


Route Map & Schedules Effective: 7.31.23


City Loop 1, 2, 7, and Bayline Map



Learn more about the free Bayline by clicking this link.


ROUTE 1: Downtown Hall Street Transfer Center to the Grand Traverse Mall



Route 1 Map


Route 2: Downtown Hall Street Transfer Center to Library/SOS/GT Health/Goodwill Inn


Service Alert: Starting Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, City Loop Route 2 and Village Loop Route 13 - Kingsley will have a modified route path due to construction at the Cass and 8th Street intersection in Traverse City. Both the Inbound and Outbound stop at Cass and Lake Streets for Route 2 (#205/275) and 13 (#1302/1303) as well as the Route 2 stops at 8th and Lake (#207/273) will be closed throughout the construction project, which is slated to last until mid-October. Please visit or call 231.941.2324.



Route 2 Map




Starting June 26, 2023, a new service  connects Meijer/GT Crossings directly to Lafranier Road and Oak Terrace at Garfield Rd.  This Route will run FARE FREE until Labor Day 2023. 


New!  BATA has added an additional bus stop at GT Crossing storefront at Books a Million, plus stops on Franke Road at Great Wolf Lodge/Panera Bread.



BATA bus routes go beyond City Loops! For information on the BATA bus schedules to outlying villages and towns in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties, click here.

Updated: 07.31.23