Description: Originally known as the Savannah Transit Authority (established 1960), the Chatham Area Transit Authority (1986) was established by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia in order to foster and assure the development of a mass rapid transit system within its territory.
Chatham Area Transit is governed by a nine-member board, the Chatham Area Transit Authority, which consists of:
Three members of the Chatham County Commission
One resident of the unincorporated area of Chatham County
One resident of Chatham County with a disability
One resident of Chatham County at-large
One member of the Savannah City Council
One Savannah resident appointed by the Savannah City Council
One resident of any municipality within Chatham County other than Savannah that is included in the CAT service district
Min. Requirements: Members must be City residents and users of the transit system.
Term: One year
Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah: