Township Building

All roads lead to Meridian Township. Centrally located next to Michigan State University and the State Capitol, Meridian Township is a Prime location to raise a family, enjoy Michigan's natural beauty and participate in events and activities. We are easy to get to via major highways and crossroads via I-69, I 96 and Grand River, 

Meridian Township regional map

CATA Bus Services

CATA Bus Route Information

Meridian Redi-Ride Service: An advance reservation, curb-to-curb service within the township's service area.

Service Hours:

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

517.394.CATA (2282)

The Redi-Ride phone line is open:

Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 


To Schedule a Ride:

  • CATA requires that trips be scheduled a minimum of four hours in advance of the desired pickup times.

  • Monday morning rides needed before 10:30 a.m. must be scheduled no later than 5:00 pm on Saturday.

  • Rides needed Tuesday through Friday before 10:30 am or before noon on Saturday must be reserved before 5:00 pm the day before.

  • Trips are scheduled in the order requests are received and are limited to availability of space on the bus.

  • Advance reservations will be limited to no more than seven days prior to any desired trip date(s).

  • View Redi-Ride fare information 

To Cancel a Ride:

  • Ride cancellations must be made no later than four (4) hours prior to the scheduled trip.

  • Monday trips scheduled before 10:30 am must be cancelled by 5:00 pm Saturday.

  • Trips scheduled for the day after a holiday before 10:30 am must be cancelled by 5:00 pm the day prior to the holiday. 

  • Failure to follow the cancellation procedure will result in penalties in accordance with CATA's no-show rules.

Route Details:

Use Meridian Redi-Ride to travel within Meridian Township, or to connect with the following CATA fixed-route buses at the Meridian Mall for service to Downtown Lansing, East Lansing and MSU:

  • 1 Downtown Lansing - Meridian Mall

  • 22 MSU - Haslett - Meridian Mall

  • 23 MSU - Okemos - Meridian Mall

Transfers to the Williamston/Webberville Connector may also be made at the Meridian Mall.

NOTE: Meridian Redi-Ride will not provide transportation to or from schools when school bus transportation is available to a student.

Audio Schedule for Meridian Redi-Ride

Download Meridian Redi-Ride audio schedule (3.2 MB MP3). Looking for audio schedules for other routes? Access all audio schedules on our Disability Services page.

We have plenty of reasons why you'll want to visit our community and enjoy our prime parks, trails and events.

Knowing which events are happening in Meridian Township can help you plan your destination route!


Use our Pedestrian Pathway Map or Trail Maps to go motor vehicle free throughout the township. 

Township Maps

MIchigan Flyer

The Michigan Flyer has connections between East Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Detroit Metropolitan Airport. They offer 12 – 13 round trips a day, depending on the boarding point. They provide comfortable coaches, free water and free WiFi.

If taking the Michigan Flyer from the Detroit and Ann Arbor location to East Lansing; passengers will be dropped off at the Marriott East Lansing hotel. From there, take an uber, taxi or CATA to Meridian Township. We are just steps away!