Public transportation is a great option to travel into and out of Downtown Baton Rouge. A total of seven public transportation routes service Downtown including four regular Capitol Area Transit routes, the Capitol Park Trolley, and two LSU Tiger Trail Routes, the Downtown/LSU Vet School Route and LSU Night Route B.

Capital Area Transit System (CATS)

CATS is the regional transit authority of the Baton Rouge metropolitan region. CATS provides fixed route service, paratransit service for disabled passengers, contractual service to Southern University and seasonal service for special events.

Please visit or call 225-389-8282 for more information on routes and schedule.

Capitol Park Trolley Service

A free downtown service operated by CATS running weekdays from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.

LSU Tiger Trails Transit System

LSU Tiger Trails provides a safe, convenient, and free bus service for LSU students, faculty, staff, and visitors, both on and off campus. For more information please visit the LSU Tiger Trails website.

Private Transportation

Private Transport
Numerous private transportation options are also available.


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