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CATA giving free rides to voters for Aug. 8 election

To ensure that voters have access to transportation for the upcoming city of Lansing primary election Tuesday, Aug. 8, the Capital Area Transportation Authority will offer system-wide free rides to the polls. No ID is required to ride. Customers should simply inform the driver that they are traveling to or from a polling center to board for free.

  • Spec-Tran and Rural Service rides must be scheduled by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7.
  • Same-day rides are not available for these services.
  • CATA also recommends that Redi-Ride trips to polling centers be booked no later than Monday, Aug. 7.
  • Rides can be arranged by calling 517-394-2282.

For additional information, contact a CATA customer experience representative at or by phone at 517-394-1000.

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