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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
February 21, 2023 10:44 PM

BCT - Winter Storm Rider Alert

According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm is expected in our area with the potential to create hazardous travel conditions.

BCT currently plans to run fixed route buses, Tele-Transit, and BCGo services as normal on Wednesday, February...

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December 14, 2022 5:06 PM

Transit making service adjustments start Dec. 19, due to staff shortage

Battle Creek Transit will make service adjustments to all modes of transportation starting Monday, Dec. 19, due to ongoing staffing shortages.

-BCT fixed bus routes will operate Monday-Friday, from 5:15 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Saturday fixed bus route service is...

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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

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Water System Information

3 Alerts
March 13, 2023 12:44 PM

Boil Water Advisory - East Michigan Avenue

A portion of the City of Battle Creek water system has been shut down for improvements or repairs. Whenever the pressure of a municipal water system is reduced to allow for work to be done on the water...

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Latest Update:

March 14, 2023 1:30 PM






On  March 13th, 2023 a portion of the City of Battle Creek  water system was advised of the need to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking.  


The City of Battle Creek has determined it is no longer necessary to use bottled water or boil water before drinking or cooking.   Follow-up sampling has confirmed no coliform bacteria are present in the water supply.  


For more information, please contact Perry Hart at 269-966-3481 or The City of Battle Creek Verona Pumping Station at 269-966-3493.   


General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.



March 13, 2023

CONSEJOS DE AGUA POTABLE en East Michigan Avenue

Hervir su agua antes de usar

Una parte del sistema de agua de la Ciudad de Battle Creek ha sido cerrado por mejoras o reparaciones. Cuando se reduce la presión de un sistema de agua municipal para permitir que se realicen...

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Latest Update:

March 14, 2023 1:59 PM

ATENCIÓN -- El aviso de agua a terminado. Pueden tomar el agua de nuevo.

March 11, 2023

Fire hydrant replacement work to cause temporary Michigan Avenue road closure, water shut-off Monday

City water crews will replace a broken fire hydrant, resulting in a temporary road closure and water shut-off on Michigan Avenue Monday, March 13.

The broken fire hydrant to be replaced is located near the intersection of East Michigan Avenue and Spencer...

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