Great transportation is an essential part our vibrant community and making it possible for everyone to have easy access to school, work, health care, shopping, and recreation is what the Jackson Area Transportation Authority is thriving to ensure.
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.
JATA provides door-to-door 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 and Ride & Shop.
WHAT YOUR MILLAGE DOLLARS DO FOR 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 fund 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.
|Hot Air Jubilee|
|Priceless Gift Toy Store|
|Resource Fair (Visually Impaired)|
|Smart Commute Days|
|Project Connect (Housing Problems)|
|Free Rides to the Voting Polls|
|Military Appreciation (Bus Pass)|
|Fill A Bus|
|Angel Street Store|
|New Year Eve Shuttle|
|Christmas Dinner Shuttle|
|Easter Dinner Shuttle|
|Civil War Muster|
|Learning Fair (Technology & The Arts)|
|Retired Senior Volunteer Program|
|Chamber of Commerce|
JATA accepts applications on an on-going basis for bus operators and technicians. JATA is an equal opportunity employer.
The JATA main facility The Paul Dupuis Administrative Facility 2350 East High Street
JATA Transfer Center 127 W. Cortland
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Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI
Jackson Area Transportation Authority
There are several ways to file a complaint.
A copy of the Title VI Complaint Form is available by calling (517) 780-3780.
We encourage use of the Title VI Complaint Form.