MCAT Announcements

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MCAT Service Changes Begin Saturday, June 11
06/07/2022
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will make several changes to its’ fixed-route bus service beginning Saturday, June 11. The changes will enhance transit service along several important corridors and provide more appealing transportation options for commuters in Manatee County.
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Try Transit Day is Saturday, April 23, 2022
04/18/2022
Manatee County Area Transit, in partnership with transit agencies all over Southwest Florida, will offer free rides to all this Saturday, April 23, 2022 in honor of Earth Day 2022.
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MCAT Publishes Year In Review 2021 Report
03/01/2022
In February 2022, MCAT published its Year In Review its annual report document for 2021, “Innovating To Serve You”. This glossy full-color pamphlet reviews MCAT’s vision and performance over the past year.
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Manatee County Employee of the Year, Patricia Adams
02/03/2022
Patricia works in the Public Works Department as a Transit Operator. Patricia operates different modes of transportation such as a passenger trolley, bus or van transporting citizens, senior citizens, and/or the physically disabled.
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MCAT Receives Six Awards at 2021 State Public Transportation Conference
11/17/2021
In 2021 Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) received a combined six (6) awards at the joint Florida Public Transportation Association (FPTA) and Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (FCTD) Conference held October 25-27, 2021, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Transit Passes in Google Maps/Google Pay
09/02/2021
Google Maps announced the integration of public transit payments into their app. Riders can purchase using the ‘GPay’ option, and use passes directly in Google Maps without needing to download another app.
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New on-demand route to Port Manatee
06/08/2021
New north County route connects Palmetto/Bradenton passengers to Port Manatee.
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Transit Mask Mandate, effective February 1, 2021
02/01/2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Order late on January 29, 2021, requiring the public to wear face masks while on Public Transit buses and in Transit Stations.
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MCAT Service Changes Effective Saturday, December 5, 2020
11/23/2020
The following MCAT service changes will go into effect on Saturday, December 5, 2020.
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MCAT Innovations
11/19/2020
The MCAT “team” is focused on innovations that strengthen operating efficiency, improve business intelligence, and enhance the user experience.
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MCAT Resumes Fare Collections on December 5th
10/06/2020
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will resume fare collection for fixed route transit and Handy Bus services starting on Saturday, December 5, 2020, including the MCAT Route 99 buses that travel into Sarasota County.
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Florida's Transportation Disadvantaged Voluntary Dollar Program
05/04/2020
If you know of someone who needs transportation to get to work or school, or who has no way to get to the doctor's office or clinic, there is a way to help. The Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged program offers transportation for citizens throughout the state.
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COVID-19 Update: Sanitation Procedures
03/19/2020
All MCAT Transit/Trolley vehicles undergo a comprehensive sanitation procedure twice a week to combat potential spread of coronavirus.
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