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Starting Tuesday, October 1st bus route 4S - SW Capital - will operate as two separate routes during the bridge closure: SW Capital South/”The Circulator” and SW Capital North.

Each of these temporary routes will operate on a 30-minute frequency, beginning at 5:15 a.m. and ending at 6:15 p.m.  

SW Capital North departs the transfer center at 5:15 a.m. (9:15 a.m. Saturday) and will arrive at the mall at 5:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. Saturday).

The Circulator departs the mall at 5:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. Saturday) and will return to the mall after completing stops on the route. The last trip departing from the mall to the downtown transfer center will be at 6:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Saturday).  The Circulator will NOT operate between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Passengers will need to transfer at Lakeview Square Mall in order to connect between the two SW Capital routes. A special transfer slip will be given for direct transfers between these two buses. Transfers to another route are still included with your fare.   

During this temporary change, the following stops will be serviced directly across the street from existing bus stop signs – Minges Creek Village, Heritage Oak Lane, Minges Athletic Club, Teal Run Apartments, Glenn Cross Road/Capital SW, Woodlands, The Arbors, Calvary Chapel, and Panera Bread.

The following stops will NOT be serviced – George B Place, Jennings Road, Cascade Drive, Country Club Drive, Frances Drive, Minges Road, Hamilton Lane, Christy Road, Old China Buffet and the stop located  by Comcast in the Target Plaza.

Two temporary stops will be placed on Riverside Drive, at Golden Avenue; and on Riverside Drive at Minges Road. A temporary stop will also been placed on Whitmark Drive by the Target entrance (across from Mega Bev). The Circulator bus will also service the existing bus stops at Meijer and Walmart every 30 minutes during this detour.  

For more information on these temporary changes, or for help planning your trip, please call 269-966-3474.

We appreciate your patience and will provide updates as we have more information regarding this detour.

Upcoming Holiday Schedule

On Monday, November 11th, Battle Creek Transit's Administrative Offices will be closed.   Buses and Tele-Transit WILL be running. 

On Thursday, November 28th,  Battle Creek Transit will be closed for Thanksgiving Day.   Buses and Tele-Transit WILL NOT be running. 

On Friday, November 29th, Battle Creek Transit's Administrative Offices will be closed.   Buses and Tele-Transit WILL be running. 


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