Columbia Area Transit is operating the Hood River City Route, Columbia Gorge Express, Upper Valley and Dial-A-Ride Services. To reduce the spread of COVID-19 passengers must wear masks at all time when riding the bus and distance themselves from others. Columbia Gorge Express riders must book a ride a day in advance online or by calling 541-386-4202.
The Link Public Transit in The Dalles will resume its normal schedule on Monday. CAT is resuming some routes on a reservation system basis.
Call The Link at 541-296-7595 for questions.
Call CAT at 541-386-4202 for questions or go to CAT.
Please join Sherman County Community Transit on Thursday, May 28th, 2020 @ 3pm to discuss community transportation needs. Help us make decisions about the best ways to serve our community as we update our Coordinated Transportation Plan.
1. Call your dial-in number: (515) 604-9930
2. Enter the access code: 780951
Please see attached agenda.
For additional questions please contact Kelsi Phillips at 541-565-3553 or Kathy Fitzpatrick firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective Monday, 3/23/20 Klickitat County Senior Services/Mt. Adams Transportation Service is suspending their fixed route transit shuttles between Goldendale/The Dalles and White Salmon/Bingen/Hood River through April 24th.
The dial-a-ride services will continue as able for essential medical trips such as dialysis.
MATS is following state and federal guidelines in order to assist in slowing the transmission of COVID-19 in our communities.
MATS will continue to be able to provide assistance through the agency phone lines for connecting people to services and supports. Additionally they will continue to provide home delivered meals to seniors in Klickitat County as able with current staff and volunteers.
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The Link: Immediate Service Changes
The Link is responding to new temporary federal and state guidelines to keep our community safe and healthy.
Deviated fixed route: 7 am-4:30 pm, M-F. Service is free of charge.
Dial-a-Ride: 7 am-4:30 pm, M-F, except for dialysis trips which have extended times. Essential rides only. No Saturday service.
The Link is still operating and working closely with health authorities to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak. Updates can be found here: (mcedd.org/link) if operations change. Meanwhile, the Link has increased cleaning of all vehicles throughout the day and are tracking best practices for transit providers to keep riders and drivers safe.
The best protection is social distancing. If your trips are non-essential, please consider limiting movement and call the Link to cancel your rides at 541-296-7595.
Find out more about CAT’s new GOrge Pass! Go to: ridecatbus.org
Are you a Wasco County resident? Take this Transportation Survey!
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) is updating Wasco County’s Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan, which is focused on the transportation needs of seniors, low income individuals, individuals with disabilities and Limited English Proficiency individuals. Your responses will help us learn what is important to you in meeting these transportation needs so we may spend our limited resources wisely.
Click here to take the survey in English.
Click here to take the survey in Spanish.
CAT will be offering even more trips to Portland and back starting Monday, November 4. Check out the schedule here: https://www.ridecatbus.org/columbia-gorge-express/
The Link Public Transit in Wasco County just launched a South County shuttle that will run every Tuesday to pick up South County residents for shopping and appointment stops in The Dalles. Pick ups are in Maupin (8:30 am), Tygh Valley (9:00 am), and Dufur (9:45 am), with the bus arriving in The Dalles at about 10:30 am. Call the Link for more information: 541-296-7595.