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CATS (Cumberland Area Transit System)


The Cumberland County CATS Program provides bus transportation to county residents who are aged 60 or older; Veterans; persons with disabilities; and the general public.

Demand response bus service is provided Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to locations within Cumberland County.

To ride CATS

  • Call the dispatch office at 691-7799 at least two days in advance of when you need the ride.
  • Normal reservation calls can be placed between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Call between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for cancellations and medical emergencies or same-day and prior-day reservations which can be granted only on a space available basis.

Mission Statement

The Cumberland Area Transit System provides peace of mind by offering a lifeline to resources with safe and reliable transportation for the residents of Cumberland County.


Funding to operate this transportation service is made in part through grants with New Jersey Transit. A draft of the application to N.J. Transit for Fiscal Year 2024 application are available for view.

Fiscal Year 2024 Public Hearing for Senior Citizen & Disabled Resident Transportation Materials:
PowerPoint Presentation Proposed Budget

Title VI

The Cumberland Area Transit System provides service to all individuals regardless of their race, color, or national origin. If you feel you have been discriminated against, please review the Complaint Policy for Title VI Enforcement and use the Title VI Complaint Form.

In addition, the Cumberland Area Transit System complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you feel you have been discriminated against due to your disability, please review the ADA Grievance Procedure. The Cumberland Area Transit System strives to make Reasonable Accommodation for all riders of the service.