10
Dec
THE 65th ANNIVERSARY OF –“NO” ON DECEMBER 1, 1955–  Rosa Parks, “Mother of the Freedom Movement”, ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott when she refused to give up her seat to a white man. Did you know that Mrs. Parks wasn’t sitting in a “whites only” section? Did you know that Rosa Parks wasn’t the first […]
09
Dec
From St. Nicholas Day on the 6th to New Year’s Eve on the 31st, December offers a month full of traditional, cultural, and religious holidays. Around the world, people can be seen gathering with loved ones, singing, feasting, dancing, making resolutions and telling tales of the “olden days”. Whether surrounded by friends and family, or […]
25
Nov
Immediate Openings Now Hiring Cleaners! Blue Water Area Transit (BWAT)   Cleaner’s Job Responsibilities: Learn fueling and cleaning buses in teams and solo assignments.  Includes (inside) windows, floors, seats and disinfecting; running buses through the power washer as well as moving and parking buses within the garage and on and off the property. Must be at […]
27
Oct
PPE is now available from the vending machines at the Downtown Transit Center!
13
May
PUBLIC NOTICE  BLUE WATER AREA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for Federal FY 2021-2023 The Blue Water Area Transportation Commission (BWATC) proposed its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2023 of 1.4216% each year for Department of Transportation Funded Projects. A description of the goal methodology is available for public […]
30
Mar
PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT. For better resolution to read, open image in a new tab or window
16
Aug
For the second time this year, Blue Water Area Transit is adding new buses for services provided by the agency and the Council on Aging. BWAT added a total of 45 new multipurpose buses this year to provide dial-a-ride and fixed-route transit service. BWAT added a batch of 17 new buses this spring (eleven for […]
03
Jul
Blue Water Area Transit introduced a new historic trolley this summer. It is the agency’s 35th season of providing historic trolley tours. Recognized as one of Michigan’s best tourist values, BWAT’s one-hour trolley tour features over 50 local points of interest. Passengers pay a ten-cent fare, which is the same as the first transit passengers […]
18
Dec
      Blue Water Area Transit unveiled a sculpture on Friday, December 14, at 12:30 p.m. The sculpture celebrates the many milestones of local transit innovation and recognized William Pitt Edison as the father of local public transit. The unveiling ceremony took place at the Blue Water Transit Bus Center, 720 McMorran Blvd., in […]
24
Aug
FACILITY NEEDS & POTENTIAL SITES ASSESSMENTS Pre-NEPA/Pre-Engineering Study   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE STUDY PDF CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 10-30-2018 KICK-OFF PRESENTATION