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  • New Downtown trolley route.

    Now you can get around downtown as well as along the lakeshore. Getting there is half the fun when you take the trolley. Just flag us down!

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  • Good timing.

    Now, you can rely on our new stop-to-stop service with our 400 bus stop locations, county-wide. No more unmarked stops. No more waving the bus down.

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  • New downtown bus terminal proposed.

    A consulting firm hired by Muskegon County is recommending that a proposed new downtown Muskegon bus terminal be constructed at the terminal's current site.

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  • For wherever life takes you.

    MATS can help. We're dedicated to providing the best public transportation with several routes and locations that canvas Muskegon County.

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  • JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER, MATS ADDS TEN NEW BUS SHELTERS TO HEAVILY-TRAVELED ROUTES; MORE TO COME IN 2014/15

    Muskegon, MI – Just before the snow flies, the Muskegon Area Transit System (MATS) has added ten (10) new accessible bus shelters with benches along heavily-traveled routes within Muskegon County, according to MATS Transit System Manager Jim Koens.

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  • Three natural gas-powered buses join Muskegon County's fleet

    The push by Muskegon County's bus system to convert to natural gas-fueled vehicles has reached its full-sized buses for the first time.

    Three new heavy-duty compressed natural gas buses began serving routes in the Muskegon Area Transit System earlier this month, replacing older, diesel-powered buses. Seasonal trolleys and small buses in the MATS fleet have been using compressed natural gas for years.

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  • The bus stops here: Muskegon-area transit rolls out new system

    Goodbye, flag-down bus system. Hello, bus stops.

    Muskegon County's public transportation system is changing the way it serves customers, effective Saturday, by providing more exact locations for boarding and de-boarding the buses on the fixed routes of the Muskegon Area Transit System.

    About 400 bus-stop locations, marked by posts with a blue-and-white circular MATS sign, in the county are set to eliminate some of the guess work for residents and establish more traditional stop-to-stop runs for buses. That system no longer will be available.

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