LINK will get you where you need to go in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties.

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  • Rides can be requested on-demand or up to a day in advance using the BATA Link app (powered by Via) or by calling BATA Scheduling at 231.941.2324. The BATA Link app can be downloaded from the Apple or Google Play app stores.
  • Rides can be requested a day in advance or on demand as needed.
  • All Link rides will cost $6 full-fare or $3 for those that qualify for reduced fare. Riders can pay for their fare in the BATA Link App.
  • BATA’s entire service area of Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties will have on-demand service from 6 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Monday – Friday with limited availability after 7 p.m. in the village areas outside of Traverse City. Weekend Link hours of operation are from 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. for all of Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties with extended service in Traverse City until 10:30 p.m. Note: Rides can be requested based on availability up until 10:30 p.m.
  • If a requested ride time slot is full, an alternative available time slot plus or minus 30 minutes will be offered as an option.
  • Download this PDF for information on how BATA is teaming with VIA to provide accessibility for all with our BATA Link service.  

Updated: 09.15.23