Savannah Pride, SSU Homecoming parade to impact CAT services

Savannah, GA – The Savannah Pride Festival and Parade and Savannah State University’s Homecoming Parade will impact Chatham Area Transit services on Friday and Saturday.

Savannah Pride Festival and Parade

The Pride Festival and Parade will impact bus routes on the evening of Friday, Oct. 25, and throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The impacts on Friday are expected to start at about 6 p.m., when Congress Street will be closed from Montgomery Street to Whitaker Street for the parade. Some route impacts will continue until midnight.

Impacts from the festival on Saturday are expected from about 10 a.m. to midnight.

Specific Route Information can be found below or at http://catchacat.org/maps-and-schedules/savannah-pride-festival/.

The following routes will be impacted on Friday, Oct.25:
• Forsyth Dot (After the parade, the Forsyth Dot will resume the regular route).
• Downtown Dot (The re-route will continue after the parade)
• 14 Abercorn (After the parade, the 14 Abercorn will resume the regular route)

Forsyth Dot
Stops Missed:
• Drayton & Broughton
• Bryan & Bull
• Whitaker & Broughton
Next Closest Stops:
• Drayton & Liberty
• Whitaker & Liberty

Downtown Dot
Stops missed:
• Congress & Jefferson
Next Closest Stops:
• MLK & Broughton

14 Abercorn
Stops missed (Inbound)
1. Abercorn & Broughton Street (Next to the SCAD Library)
2. Broughton & Jefferson (In front of McDonald’s)
Next Closest Stops:
1. Abercorn and Oglethorpe (Next to the Colonial Park Cemetery)
2. Transit Center
Stops Missed (Outbound)
1. Broughton & Montgomery
2. Broughton & Abercorn
Next Closest Stops:
1. Transit Center
2. Abercorn & Oglethorpe (Next the fire station)

The following routes will be impacted by the Pride Festival on Oct. 26:
• Downtown Dot Shuttle
• 100 Airport Express (No stops missed)

Downtown Shuttle
Stops Missed:
1. Congress & Jefferson
2. Congress & Lincoln Street
Next Closest Stops:
1. Congress & Bull Street ( on the side of Sun Trust Bank)
2. Price & Oglethorpe Street

 

SSU Homecoming Parade

Savannah State University’s Homecoming Parade is expected to cause several bus detours from 9 a.m. to around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The detours will result in stops along some routes being missed. In addition, the downtown dot shuttle will not begin operations until after the parade.

The 3 West Chatham, 3B Augusta Ave./Garden City/Hudson Hill, 17 Silk Hope, 29 W. Gwinnett/Cloverdale and 100X Airport Express routes will run their normal schedule departing from the Joe Murray Rivers, Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Avenue.

All of the other routes will not be able to stop at the transit center during the parade. Barnard and Oglethorpe will serve as the temporary stop for those routes. Two dot shuttles will be used to transport passengers between the Barnard stop and the transit center until after the parade.

Specific Route Information can be found below or at catchacat.org/maps-and-schedules/ssu-homecoming-parade/.

Specific Route Information:

Dot – There will be no dot service until after the parade.

Route 3 West Chatham and 3B Augusta Ave./Garden City/Hudson Hill
Stops Missed INBOUND & OUTBOUND:
• Louisville Rd. & Rothwell St. – Next Closest Stop: Augusta Ave. & East Lanthorpe Ave.
• Louisville Rd. & Stiles Ave. – Next Closest Stop: Augusta Ave. & East Lanthorpe Ave.
• Louisville & West Boundary St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center, 610 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Liberty St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center

Route 4 Barnard
Stops Missed OUTBOUND:
• Liberty St. & Whitaker St. – Next Closest Stop: Barnard St. & Oglethorpe Ave. or Whitaker St. & Jones St.

Route 12 Henry
Stops Missed INBOUND & OUTBOUND:
• Henry St. & MLK Blvd. – Next Closest Stop: Ogeechee Rd. & 39th St.
• Anderson St. & Burroughs St. – Next Closest Stop: Ogeechee Rd. & 39th St.
• Ogeechee Rd. & 32nd St. – Next Closest Stop: Ogeechee Rd. & 39th St.
• Ogeechee Rd. & 35th St. – Next Closest Stop: Ogeechee Rd. & 39th St.
• Ogeechee Rd. & 37th St. – Next Closest Stop: Ogeechee Rd. & 39th St.

Route 17 Silk Hope
Stops Missed INBOUND & OUTBOUND:
• MLK Blvd. & Liberty St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center
• MLK Blvd. & Gaston St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Hall St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Henry St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• Anderson St. & Burrough St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• May St. & Sycamore – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.

Route 25 MLK Blvd./Westlake Apts.
Stops missed INBOUND & OUTBOUND:
• MLK Blvd. & Liberty St. – Next Closest Stop: Barnard St. & Oglethorpe Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Gaston St. – Next Closest Stop: Barnard St. & Oglethorpe Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Hall St. – Next Closest Stop: Barnard St. & Oglethorpe Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Park Ave. – Next Closest Stop: Barnard St. & Oglethorpe Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Henry St. – Next Closest Stop: 37th St. & MLK Blvd.
• MLK Blvd. & 31st St. – Next Closest Stop: 37th St. & MLK Blvd.
• MLK Blvd. & 33rd St. – Next Closest Stop: 37th St. & MLK Blvd.
• MLK Blvd. & 35th St. – Next Closest Stop: 37th St. & MLK Blvd.

Route 29 W. Gwinnett/Cloverdale
Stops Missed INBOUND & OUTBOUND:
• MLK Blvd. & Liberty St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center
• MLK Blvd. & Gaston St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• MLK Blvd. & Hall St. – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.
• Gwinnett St. & Morriss Brown – Next Closest Stop: Gwinnett St. & Stiles Ave.

Route 100X Airport Express
Stops Missed:
• Liberty St. & Bull St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center
• Abercorn St. & Oglethorpe Ave. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center
• Bryan St. & Abercorn Ave. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center
• Bryan St. & Montgomery St. – Next Closest Stop: JMR Intermodal Transit Center

Please continue to check catchacat.org – as well as CAT’s Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages – for service updates.

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