Chatham Area Transit (CAT)

Savannah, GA 31412


About Chatham Area Transit (CAT)


900 East Gwinnett Street
Savannah, GA 31412
United States

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Chatham Area Transit (CAT)
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Chatham Area Transit's continuing mission is to provide quality public transportation services in a professional and responsive manner in Savannah, Ga.

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Safety & Security

CAT and city of Savannah partner to reinforce commitment to public transit safety

Oct. 16, 2023
CAT is calling upon its passengers to join in its collective mission of vigilance and support, "If you see something, say something,” as concerns of unruly or inappropriate passenger...
Chatham Area Transit Authority
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CAT appoints Mary Moskowitz as new chief of planning, infrastructure and development officer

Oct. 9, 2023
Moskowitz brings a track record of more than 19 years in the field of professional urban and transportation planning.

City of Port Wentworth approves expansion of CAT fixed-route transit services

Oct. 2, 2023
The $600,000 service expansion would include two fixed-route buses and would operate seven days a week on a 60-minute frequency.

CAT Board of Directors approves Master Transit Plan

Aug. 8, 2023
The project scope includes evaluation and recommendations of short-term network and route changes, as well as the development for longer-term infrastructure and investment strategies...
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Dr. Emannuel Twumasi began as CAT's COO on Oct. 6, 2022.

CAT names Dr. Emmanuel Twumasi to be COO

Oct. 11, 2022
Dr. Twumasi, a native of Ghana, brings years of transit experience to CAT dating back to his service as a dispatcher and bus operator while pursuing his education.
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Mobile Applications

CAT launches CATTRACKER App to help customers find their bus in real time

Sept. 20, 2022
The CATTracker App is available through the Apple App store and Google Play, as well as CAT’s website.
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Passenger Info

CAT launches CAT TRACKER to help customers find their bus in real time

May 20, 2022
CAT Tracker tells customers where their vehicle currently is and when it will arrive at their stop.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CAT deploys first electric vehicles

April 25, 2022
The GILLIG battery-powered vehicles were put into service Saturday morning along the 14 Abercorn and 28 Waters routes, two of CAT's most popular service routes.
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CAT increases pay for paratransit operators

Feb. 25, 2022
The pay rate for full-time and part-time paratransit operators has been increased from $12.45 to $14.25 per hour.
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CAT announces Faye DiMassimo as new executive director

Jan. 26, 2022
DiMassimo brings experience with federal, regional and local public entities as well as the private sector in the development, management and delivery of multimodal transportation...

Articles & News

City of Guelph
The city of Guelph placed its first electric bus into service on June 7 to celebrate Clean Air Day.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

EV transit bus briefs: CAT; city of Guelph; Hawaiʻi DOT

June 12, 2023
A new electric paratransit vehicle is introduced, a Canadian municipality places its first zero-emission bus into service and an autonomous electric shuttle makes its debut.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
San Diego MTS has increased starting pay for bus operators more $2.00 per hour and indefinitely extended its $5,000 sign-on bonus for new hire bus operators.

Operators see increased pay at San Diego MTS, GoTriangle and CAT

Oct. 27, 2022
The increase in wages, which includes other frontline positions at GoTriangle, is designed to attract and retain talent during a challenging staffing environment.
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Valerie Ragland, CAT interim CEO, at podium, joins Chatham County and city of Savannah, Ga., officials in announcing a joint effort to incentive employee COVID-19 vaccination.
Safety & Security

CAT to incentivize employees to get COVID-19 vaccine with American Rescue Plan funds

Sept. 14, 2021
Employees who are already vaccinated or who take steps to get vaccinated can qualify for a $500 incentive.
Town of Vail
Vail Transit's first electric buses entered service on an in-town route on April 7.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Chatham Area Transit, Vail Transit set to welcome first electric buses

April 13, 2021
Both systems have selected GILLIG buses as they explore greener ways to deliver service.
HART's theme for its celebration of Black History Month is the representation, identity and diversity of “The Black Family.”

Transit agencies celebrate Black History Month

Feb. 15, 2021
Bus wraps, writing contests and highlighting employees and community members are examples of how transit systems across North America are celebrating Black history and Black culture...
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
JTA will use its Ferry Grant Program funds to overhaul the Jean Ribault vessel that is part of the authority's St. Johns River Ferry service.
Water Transportation

FTA awards $47.5 million in ferry grants to 12 projects

July 27, 2020
The funds will be used to purchase, replace or rehabilitate passenger ferries, terminals and related infrastructure and equipment.

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CAT begins new Dot shuttle route Jan. 9

Jan. 5, 2022
Chatham Area Transit’s Downtown Dot shuttle will run on a revised route starting on Jan. 9.
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CAT partnering with Coastal Regional Commission for supplemental paratransit services

Dec. 28, 2021
The supplemental services are scheduled to begin on Jan. 3, 2022, for CAT Mobility customers with disabilities who are unable to use CAT’s fixed-route buses.

CAT hires new chief financial officer

April 28, 2021
Stephanie Cutter is the former Savannah City manager.
Mobile Applications

CAT introduces mobile ticketing

March 2, 2021
The Token Transit app allows passengers to buy, store and use fares without cash, cards or contact.
Mobile Applications

CAT mobile ticketing service coming in March

Feb. 23, 2021
CAT has partnered with Token Transit to launch the mobile ticketing app.

CAT to suspend airport shuttle service

Feb. 16, 2021
The service is expected to be suspended for six to 12 months so that staff can evaluate ways to improve the route.
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CAT Board selects Valerie Ragland as interim CEO

Feb. 1, 2021
The 34-year transit veteran most recently served as outreach manager to the system.

CAT welcomes legislative support from Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

Dec. 8, 2020
The priorities include support for legislation allowing individual counties, by referendum, to use a Transit Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to fund transit capital, operating...
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CAT hires new chief safety officer

Oct. 1, 2020
Charles Hall has been selected for the position.