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Tips for Riding the Bus

  1. Using the MATS system map, decide where you want to go.
  2. The bus will stop only at designated MATS Bus stops throughout the Muskegon metro area.
  3. Determine if you need to transfer to another route to reach your destination.
  4. Always be at the bus stop five (5) minutes before the published bus stop time. Actual departure times may be affected by traffic conditions, weather, or other unforeseen events.
  5. As the bus approaches, confirm the route name by checking the LED sign above the windshield.
  6. Have the exact fare or your bus pass ready. (Driver’s are unable to make change).
  7. Once you’ve paid your fare move to a vacant seat.
  8. About one block before your destination, pull the bell cord located above and between the windows.
  9. Call MATS for more information at 231-724-6420.