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  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Convicted former CATS Board member involved in more questionable activities Play Video

    June 21, 2017 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A convicted thief who stole money from the Capital Area Transit System is now involved in other questionable activities. Those who encountered Montrell McCaleb are calling him a master manipulator. Norelle Feinauer is passionate about her community and the city of Baton... more »
  • CATS board to select interim CEO after Mirabito resignation

    April 7, 2016 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) Board of Commissioners is scheduled to have a meeting Friday to select an Interim CEO after Bob Mirabito’s resignation on Tuesday. Mirabito announced his resignation from the city’s public transit system on Tuesday afternoon. According to the meeting agenda, the board of... more »
  • CATS to offer Shamrock Shuttle for St. Patrick's Day parade

    March 10, 2016 7:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital Area Transit System will offer its Shamrock Shuttle for people going to the St. Patrick’s Day parade this weekend. The shuttle will depart from the I-110 Overpass Area downtown where riders can park their cars for free. It will operate from 9 a.m. to 2:30... more »
  • Baton Rouge transit customers 17 and younger to ride free

    November 19, 2015 4:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System's Board of Commissioners has approved a pilot program that allows customers 17-years-old and younger to ride free in the month of December. Reports the agency hopes to encourage the use of public transit as customers get older. The one-month trial will allow CATS... more »
  • Bus system chief in line for 19 percent pay raise

    April 17, 2015 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The director of the Capital Area Transit System, Bob Mirabito, is in line for a 19 percent pay raise, which, if approved, would make him one of the highest-paid public officials working in East Baton Rouge Parish. Mirabito, who has been the CEO of transit system for... more »
  • CATS workers protest broken buses, broken promises Play Video

    February 5, 2015 7:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Capital Area Transit System workers gathered to protest at the CATS terminal on Florida Boulevard and raise concerns over bus maintenance and safety. "We have a lot of buses that aren't safe on the road," Driver's Union President Naomi Guy told News 2's Rebecca Buchanan on... more »
  • CATS says they're making good on 2-year-old promises Play Video

    December 11, 2014 5:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Capital Area Transit System claims they are finally making good on promises made two years ago. Voters approved raising $10 million, hoping for big changes from the cash strapped bus system. They were promised shorter wait times, express lines to the airport and universities, new... more »
  • CATS Touchdown Express rolls again, with changes Play Video

    August 29, 2014 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE - CATS Touchdown Express will roll again for LSU home football games but with several changes due to new gameday traffic rules. Capital Area Transit System buses will bring Tigers fans to Death Valley from several locations including Hollywood Casino, Hotel Indigo, Florida and I-10 underpass and... more »
  • CATS $16 million property tax repeal gaining steam Play Video

    August 22, 2013 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People are demanding a repeal of the tax that funds the public transit system in the wake of recent controversies "Instead of making Baton Rouge look like the next great city, it's making clear that there are some very corrupt people," conservative activist Woody Jenkins said.... more »

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