Welcome to the official mobile app from Charlottesville Area Transit, your go-to source for real-time information!

* Receive up-to-the-minute arrival predictions for CAT bus stops.
* Obtain delay and detour information through instant notifications.
* View your current location and nearby bus stops.
* Discover alternative routing options through transit directions.
* Save your most used bus stops in an easy to access favorites list.
* Access CAT’s static time tables.

Currently this app is supported on iOS7+. Enabling Location Services is recommended and network access is required for this app to work properly.

What's New

Version 4.4

Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

New update seriously drains battery


This recent update has been killing my phone battery by ~10% every time I open it. I go from 38% to 20% the other day instantly when I opened this app, and I tried it out his morning with battery at 96% and now I'm down to 85% within 4 minutes of opening this app. I have a good, pretty new iPhone, and I use lots of other apps with location services on constantly, but they don't do near the amount of draining this app does. Needs to be fixed.

Why screw up a perfectly working app?


So the older version of this app was showing 1 min times for all Free Trolleys, so I knew something was wrong. I decided to update the CAT app only to find that the brilliant developers decided to get rid of future arrival times. This was the feature I used the most (I need this app to get from and to class) and now this application is useless. Oh! It's also incredibly slow and boots up to a random location on the map, not my GPS location. Thanks.

Great app for keeping track of buses


I have a web page with links to various things, and 5 links are devoted to current bus status at the bus stops I frequently use. This app has eliminated this need. It is a very handy app for anyone using the Charlottesville buses.


City of Charlottesville
53.5 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 City of Charlottesville


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    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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