BATA in the News

County Expands COAST

Commissioners Wednesday also approved a contract between the COA and BATA to expand a free busing program for county seniors age 60 and older.  Read More

BATA offers free rides on Election Day

TRAVERSE CITY — Voters who don’t have transportation to their polling place Tuesday can take the bus and get there for free. Read More

You Can Now Buy BATA Bus Tickets On Your Phone

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) has launched a new mobile app that allows riders to pay for the bus directly from their smartphones.  Read More

Improving Bus Service for Leelanau County Residents

Getting around Leelanau may soon get a little easier, thanks to a new initiative.  Read More

Moving forward on transportation initiatives - Sarah Lucas

BATA’s new Bayline is a huge step forward, giving us — and visitors — an easy-to-navigate, briskly-timed and low-stress way to get into and out of town. Read More

Free BATA Bayline Route Launches

Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) will launch its free new east-west route called the Bayline with a 9am public ribbon cutting ceremony today at BATA's Hall Street transfer station. Read More

BATA partnerships, valet parking aim to ease downtown parking woes

BATA partnerships, valet parking aim to ease downtown parking woes Read More

DDA Offers Free Commuter Passes For Downtown Employees

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is offering free commuter passes for downtown employees to ride local buses to get downtown. Read More

BATA Millage Passes - Record Eagle

BATA Millage Passes  Read More

BATA Millage Passes

Grand Traverse and Leelanau County voters approved a millage increase for Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) in a special election Tuesday. Read More

BATA Announces new Village Link Schedule

BATA Announces new Village Link schedule.  Read More

Bike-n-Ride

BATA Bike-n-Ride Program Expanding  Read More

BATA to install new bus shelters this spring

BATA to install new bus shelters this spring Read More

Expanded BATA service to reach three area communities

Expanded BATA service to reach three area communities! Read More

BATA to hold public meetings on City Loop route revisions

BATA to hold public meetings on City Loop route revisions  Read More

Successful implementation of Phase 1 of new service model

BATA reports successful implementation of Phase 1 of new service model Read More

BATA announces Suttons Bay Area Loops

BATA announces Suttons Bay Area Loops Read More

BATA helps campers! (A mom's perspective)

One mother's view of how BATA helps in a big way Read More

BATA offers free TCFF shuttle

BATA offers free TCFF shuttle Read More

Bike-n-Ride opens with success (TV clip)

BATA's new Bike-n-Ride opens with success (9&10 News)  Read More

Bike-n-Ride a hit with trail riders

Bike-n-Ride a hit with trail riders (7&4 News) Read More

Free Cherry Festival Shuttle!

BATA announces free National Cherry Festival shuttle! Read More

BATA announces Bike-n-Ride

BATA announces Bike-n-Ride Read More

Free BATA Loop Rides

Free Bata Loop Rides on June 5 Read More

BATA expansion expedites riders to destinations

BATA expansion expedites riders to destinations Read More

Editorial: BATA improvements make service more predictable

New model helps meet daily travel needs Read More

New bus route for T.C. "Resort Row"

Route serves workers and tourists Read More

Big Changes for Public Transit

New model to launch May 6 Read More

You've Come a Long Way BATA

Transit changes hit milestone Read More

New Services Set to Roll

Riders applaud BATA changes Read More