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A rider prepares to load his bicycle onto the front of a Capital Area Transportation System (CATS) bus at the station at Florida Boulevard and 22nd Street in this file photo.

The Capital Area Transit System is waiving fares for all customers until further notice in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Additionally, all customers will be required to enter and exit from the rear side door of the bus to ensure the safety of CATS operators and customers. 

More information on the change can be found on the CATS website at or by calling the Customer Care Center at 225-389-8282.

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