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CARTA's Latest News

Temporary operating hours at the Chattanooga Parking Authority

Beginning on Monday, March 30th, the Chattanooga Parking Authority located next to the Choo Choo will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed on Saturday. For more information, please call (423) 648-4031.


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CARTA is continuing to operate on regular schedules and is taking the necessary precautions to protect our customers and employees with regard to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). All of our vehicles are cleaned and disinfected daily, and we are monitoring the information being communicated by the public health officials. For more information about the Coronavirus Disease, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at or call the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Departmenthref="../pdf/s Coronavirus (COVID-19) information hotline at (423) 209-8383.


CARTA Offers Free Rides to Veterans

Beginning on January 2nd, CARTA will offer free rides to all veterans on itshref="../pdf/ fixed route and Care-a-van services. To be eligible for the free bus rides, all active, disabled and retired veterans must possess and present their Veterans Administration (VA) issued photo ID card to the bus operators when boarding the buses. This program is not available to the spouses or dependents of veterans. To obtain a VA issued photo ID card, contact the VA office.


CARTA Redesign: Planning for the Future

CARTA wants to serve you better and is looking at our entire system to best meet your needs. The CARTA Redesign study is a year-long planning study led by CARTA in partnership with the City of Chattanooga, the Regional Planning Agency, and many community partners to analyze the current CARTA fixed route bus service and recommend changes to the system.

For more information about the transit redesign project, please click here.

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