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About CAT

Chatham Area Transit provides transportation to about four million passengers a year throughout Savannah, unincorporated Chatham County and portions of Garden City.

Our transit system connects commuters to work, students to school and visitors to popular spots, shops, and restaurants. We serve residents and visitors, with routes to and from the airport, hotels, and healthcare facilities.

So if you haven’t already, please take advantage of the many services we offer. And for CAT’s existing customers, thank you for your support. We look forward to serving you well into the future.

 

Mission, Vision, and Values

 

Mission

 

Chatham Area Transit’s continuing mission is to provide quality public transportation services in a professional and responsive manner.

Vision

 

Employees: CAT will maximize the talents of its diverse workforce by fostering an environment that targets the success of each employee.

Safety: CAT will provide a safe, secure, comfortable and clean environment.

Continuous Quality Improvement: CAT will improve the quality of its services through innovative and efficient use of resources.

Customer Focus: CAT will optimize resources to serve the dynamic transportation challenges of its customers.

Ethics: CAT will adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards in the fulfillment of its responsibilities.

Advocacy: CAT will pursue recognition of its transportation services as an integral element of economic and community development.

Values

 

As described by the Mission and Vision above, CAT’s values are of excellence, integrity, and sustainability in service to our community.

Governance

 

Reporting to a Board of Directors, a chief executive officer manages CAT’s day-to-day operations. CAT staff uses industry “best practices” to handle the details of operations, safety issues, vehicle maintenance, customer care, route design, scheduling, human resources, administration, ridership growth, capital planning, and grant administration. The Board of Directors controls policy issues such as fare structure and service levels.

As one of those industry best practices, CAT follows board-approved Transit Service Guidelines for making decisions about where, when, and how often we serve the various areas of our county.

Visit our Contact page for all the ways to keep in touch.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Links

Click on the following links to learn more about Chatham County and public transportation.

Chatham County
City of Savannah
Department of Transportation (DOT)
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)