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Important Services Updates Effective Beginning July 1, 2024

The Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) is pleased to announce several service improvements and schedule adjustments that will take effect Monday, July 1, 2024. The schedule adjustments include additional morning and afternoon trips on the Business Express and Lanesville routes, service expansion into Essex, and more consistent service to Magnolia and West Gloucester.

On weekdays, the Business Express will start at 6:22am from Gloucester Crossing and run hourly from the Rose Baker Senior Center, with the last departure and full trip at 6:00pm (out of service at 6:50pm).

On weekdays, the Lanesville route will start at 5:50am (replaces 6:05am trip). The 5:50am trip will run the regular route up to the Gloucester Commuter Rail, allowing customers to make a better connection to the Commuter Rail. An additional Lanesville trip has been added at 5:50pm from Rockport Market on weekdays.

The Magnolia and West Gloucester routes have new schedules, running every two hours Monday through Saturday. The West Gloucester route has also been extended into the Town of Essex, proving service along the Essex River Causeway as well as the Essex Housing Authority and the Memorial Park area.

CATA Service Updates 07.01.24