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March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

City reopening & COVID-19 information - English, ASL, Burmese, Español

Pleases see this web page, and its sub-pages, for community information on the COVID-19 pandemic and response, and current city operations, as we begin a gradual reopening on Monday, June 15.

Transit Announcements

5 Alerts
April 22, 2021 2:59 PM

Detour - Columbia / Territorial Route

Due to roadwork on Columbia Avenue the Columbia/Territorial route will detour effective Friday, April 23 through the end of July.

During this detour all stops along Columbia Avenue between Helmer Road and Riverside Drive will not be serviced. Major bus...

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August 18, 2020 6:00 AM

Transit fares resume Sept. 1

Battle Creek Transit will collect fare from riders again starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1, with boarding at the front of the vehicles.

Riders who still have multi-ride passes must exchange them for books of individual ride tickets, for any remaining rides...

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April 28, 2020 4:18 PM

Transit- Face Masks Required On Buses

Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's newest executive order (2020-59), face masks are now required in all enclosed public spaces.

Face covering can be any breathable material covering both the nose and the mouth, such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or...

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March 27, 2020 1:39 PM

Transit - Temporary Service Change

Starting Saturday, March 28, 2020 service is temporarily suspended for BCGo. This service change will remain in place until further notice.

BCT is still operating our regular bus and Tele-Transit services Monday – Friday from 5:15am until Midnight and...

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March 22, 2020 1:29 PM

Transit COVID-19 Service Change

To further protect our drivers and passengers, BCT is implementing fare-free trips and asking all passengers to board the bus from the rear door. Passengers using mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers, may continue to board at the front with the...

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Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste

1 Alert
April 20, 2021 9:22 PM

Bulk item pickup delayed in Post Addition

Due to some truck issues today, Republic wasn't able to pick up some of the bulky garbage items at the curb in a section of Post Addition.

The section includes streets east of Main Street, and from Dickman Road, south to Post Avenue.

A driver will come...

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Water System Information

2 Alerts
April 22, 2021 9:14 PM

Water main break/cañerías principales - Lakeview Avenue

City crews are repairing a water main break on Lakeview Avenue that requires a temporary water shutoff tonight.

This work will require a temporary water shutoff until approximately 11:30 p.m. on Lakeview, between Circle Drive and Beckman Avenue.


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April 19, 2021 10:30 AM

Columbia water work to require shutoffs, boil advisories

The city will replace and repair parts of our water system along Columbia Avenue over the next two weekends.

The improvements will require water shutoffs, and boil water advisories. We do our best to coordinate projects so there is less inconvenience to...

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