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The Athens Transit System, in Athens, Georgia, provides safe, economical and timely transportation for citizens throughout the Classic City.

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  1. Athens Transit Awarded $6 Million by Georgia for 10 Hybrid-Electric Buses

    The grant comes from the Georgia State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) as part of the GO! Transit Capital Program. The buses are expected to be in service by early 2018. Read on...
  2. Athens Transit System named 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year

    Athens Transit was honored on May 25 as the 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America during its annual conference in Portland, Oregon. Read on...

What's New! 

MACORTS has scheduled public informational meetings to provide opportunity for the public to review and comment upon a proposed amendment to the FY 2015 - 2018 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the FY 2019 - 2020 Second Tier of Projects.
Public comment will be accepted June 20 – July 5, 2016 concerning a revision in the requested Section 5339 Discretionary Capital funding for the Athens Transit System in FY 2017 for additional funding to improve bus stops throughout the Athens Transit System service area.    CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

DRAFT Transit Study:  Executive Summary and Work Session Presentation.

Athens Transit "Kids Ride Free" for details...

Athens Transit Title VI Plan (11 MB .pdf)

Athens Transit Calendar of Events-Check here for schedule and route deviations, route reductions and holiday closures.

Advertise on The Bus With Houck Transit Advertising!  Click here for details.
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Phone: 706-613-3437
Fax: 706-613-3433

CALL 706-613-3430

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Administrative Offices Address
775 E. Broad St.
Hickory Street Connector
Athens, GA 30601
Transit Location

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  1. Mon, Jun 20 - Tue, Jul 5