Wherever you want to go in Jackson
We have a bus to take you there
JATA has been getting passengers around Jackson for over 50 years
Conveniently located in the heart of
JATA currently offers 9 different bus routes designed to get you to and from the most popular locations in the Jackson Area
The Jackson Area Transportation Authority is a multi-service system providing county-wide transit services to all residents within Jackson County Michigan. Services are county-wide, and available to all residents of Jackson and Jackson County, depending on destination.
Don't forget about our Reserve-A-Ride program!
JATA provides curb-to-curb transportation services to and from work, school, medical appointments, shopping, and social activities. JATA provides traditional bus service and many special programs like Reserve-A-Ride.
JATA In the Community
JATA provides 590,700 trips per year, that's 1,925 trips per day!
JATA provides 261,400 trips per year for the elderly and people with disabilities!
During the fiscal year, approximately $3,000,000 in state and federal public transportation funds will flow into the city, which encourages local economic growth.
A one mill tax would equal $30 on a $60,000 home. That's approximately 8 cents a day.
JATA has proven over the years that we are more than just a transit system. Our staff members are and have been on numerous advisory boards.
The boards’ interests range from housing, individuals with disabilities, senior citizens, betterment of Jackson (Chamber of Commerce), saving the Michigan Theater, and the MACI project just to name a few.