Office Hours, Location and Phone Numbers


Customer Service Center
(below the Schlow Centre Region Library)
108 East Beaver Avenue,
State College, PA 16801-4921
(814) 238-CATA(2282)  |  
Email CATA

Mailing Address & Deliveries:
(no pass or token sales at this location)
2081 W. Whitehall Road, State College, PA 16801

CATARIDE Reservation Line:

(814) 238-6100 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., daily

CATAGO! Reservation Line:

(814) 237-1821 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., daily


Customer Service Center Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

The Customer Service Center will be closed:

Monday, September 4 (Labor Day)
Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving)
Friday, November 24
Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
Tuesday, December 26
Monday, January 1 (New Years Day)
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)

Compliments/ Comments/ Complaints:

In person:

By visiting the Customer Service Center at the location and times noted above

By telephone:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(814) 238-2282

By mail:

Director of Business Development and Community Engagement
Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA)
2081 West Whitehall Road
State College, PA 16801

By email:

[email protected]

Service, Route, and Schedule Information:

Route, schedule & fare Information:

24 hours a day, 7 days a week
(814) 238-2282

Lost & Found:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(814) 238-2282
Please note that while CATA does provide“Lost and Found” service as a convenience to its passengers, it assumes no responsibility for anything left on our buses.

Lost and Found items that are turned into CATA are handled the following way:

  • All items, except bicycles, are kept for two weeks. After two weeks, items of value (cellphones, wallets, purses, electronics) are taken to State College Borough Police Department. Any other remaining items will be donated to local charities, destroyed, or discarded.
  • All bicycles are kept for 90 days. After 90 days, bicycles are turned over to the Ferguson Township Police department.

All inquiries regarding lost items need to be made by calling the telephone number noted above during the times listed. 

Bus Advertising Opportunities:

CATABUS Interior & Exterior Bus Advertising:

Jeff Marsella
Regional Sales Manager
Mesmerize Transit
(317) 966-5581
[email protected]

Media and Class Project Inquiries:


CATA Public Relations Specialist
(814) 238-2282, extension 5141