MCAT Service Changes Begin Saturday, June 11

MCAT Service Changes Begin Saturday, June 11
Posted on 06/07/2022

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jun. 3, 2022) – Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will make several changes to its’ fixed-route bus service beginning Saturday, June 11. The changes will enhance transit service along several important corridors and provide more appealing transportation options for commuters in Manatee County.

Route 99, which connects Manatee and Sarasota Counties, will continue to operate every 20 minutes between 5 am- 9 am and 3 pm- 7 pm.  There are some minor adjustments to the schedule to create some northbound trips to Downtown Bradenton after 8 pm.

Route 3, which serves Manatee Ave between Downtown Bradenton and Manatee County Public Beach, will also see minor changes. Eastbound trips to Walmart on SR 64 have been added leaving from Downtown Station at 7:15 pm and 8:40 pm.

Finally, all changes to MCAT route schedules will be available for pick-up on each bus and online at Passengers can also call the MCAT Rider Information Line at (941) 749-7116 for more information.

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