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1 Alert
March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

City 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

4 Alerts
December 9, 2022 12:27 PM

BCT Routes Detour - Saturday, December 10

Due to holiday events happening in the downtown area this weekend, multiple BCT routes will detour Saturday, December 10th starting at 3:15pm.

Passengers who travel using bus stops in the downtown area are encouraged to use the Transfer Center as their...

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December 7, 2022 12:09 PM

BC Transit phones/internet down

**UPDATE: Battle Creek Transit phone and internet service has now been restored. We thank you for your patience and understanding!**

Battle Creek Transit does not have phone or internet service at this time, due to an accidentally cut fiber wire near...

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June 24, 2022 11:48 AM

Battle Creek Transit - Fare Change

BCT will operate with new fares on our fixed route and tele-transit service starting tomorrow, July 1.

Fixed route single ride trips are $1.75 ($0.85 reduced fare).
Tele-Transit single ride trips are $7.00 5am-7pm, $5.00 7pm-12am and $3.00 for...

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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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Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste

1 Alert
November 18, 2022 6:02 PM

Weather delays some pickups south of Columbia

Due to the ongoing winter weather on Friday, Nov. 18, Republic Services trucks were not able to pick up some garbage north of Goguac Lake, and some recycling in the area of South Minges.

Republic will pick up recycling on these streets Saturday, Nov. 19...

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Water System Information

2 Alerts
November 27, 2022 7:43 AM

Water shutoff on section of Wentworth Ave

Water is shut off on a section of Wentworth Avenue this Sunday morning, due to a service leak.

The shutoff is affecting homes on Wentworth from Foster Avenue to Capital Avenue SW. Crews estimate repairs will require the shutoff until noon today, Sunday...

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November 22, 2022 9:45 AM

Water main break - Capital Avenue SW. and Columbia Avenue W.

***UPDATE: Battle Creek Transit will have a detour as a result of the water main repair work. The 4S - Capital Avenue SW bus will detour traveling inbound. Detour information is as follows: The 4S - Capital Avenue SW bus will turn left on Columbia Avenue...

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