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Welcome to CATS Mobile Apps. CATS sponsored apps support the iPhone and Android platforms and provide information to make your riding experience more enjoyable. Below is information on the mobile apps that will provide real-time information and make your riding experience more secure and how to download to your smartphone.




CATS Pass - Mobile Ticketing App

Introducing the new CATS Pass mobile app! A convenient and easy way to purchase your LYNX ticket using your smart phone. CATS Pass allows you to buy your ticket in advance then use it when you're ready to take your trip. Buy your LYNX ticket any time, any place. Download the CATS Pass mobile app today!

 Itunes App Store


Ride CATS - Real Time App


CATS Real-Time App provides real-time information on all bus and rail services. Times are derived from GPS devices located on CATS and LYNX vehicles.


You can also send Complaints,​Complements and Service Request; get Riders Alerts and have direct access to CATS Police / Emergency See Say app. View the in-app “Guided Tour” on how to use the app under the “Help” section. Features include:​

  • Real-Time information for route stops closets to your location

  • Real-Time of the next 3 times a bus / train will arrive at your stop

  • Save your most frequented stops and routes for quick access to get the next bus / rail trip

  • Set alerts to let you know when a bus / train is nearing your stop

  • Conduct trip planning through Google trip planner within the app


 Itunes App Store


Currently Supported levels of Smartphone and Operating Systems

iPhone Android
6s - 9.3.2 (Current) Motorola Dro​id Ultra 4.4 - KitKat
6 - 9.3.2 (Current) Nexus 6 6.0.1 (Current)
5s - 9.3.2 (Current) Galaxy S6 6.0.1 (Current)
Tablet - iPad Air - iOS 9.3.2 Tablet - Nexus 9 6.0.1






When you open the app, RideCATS will zoom into your current location on a map designated with a Red Pen Drop.


The Green Pen Drops designates the transit stops / stations closets to your current location.  Pressing the Green Ped Drop will display the stop/station name


If the map is not zoomed on your location, press the Location Compass icon in the upper right corner.




Selecting a route at a stop displays the next three times a route is estimated to arrive at the stop.


The 3 times are based on GPS data if the vehicle has started the route or it will display the estimated scheduled time until the vehicle actually starts the route and sends real-time data.


  Touch the star to make the stop and route a Favorite.

 Touch the scrolled map to see all stops on the route. 






The Live Tracker screen displays a map with the location of the bus/train and the list of stops.


Stops "grayed out" have already been served by the bus/train. 


You can set an alarm to notify you when the bus/train approaches your stop.  Press "Select Stop Notification" and your stop. 


The app will automatically refresh every minute and display the current location of the vehicle.


CATS See Something, Say Something Elerts App

Help keep our vehicles, stops and stations safe by keeping a watchful eye on your surroundings.  The Elerts app allows you to report suspicious activity directly to police.


  Itunes App Store                     




When you open the app, you have two choices to make by simply pressing one of the two buttons on the screen to:

1. Report a problem

2. Call CATS Transit Police

At the bottom of the screen are icons that provide additional function including: 

1. Settings

2. Review alerts you have sent

3. Communications received from 

    CATS Transit Police

4. Go to CATS' website

5. More information on app