Columbia Area Transit in Hood River County

Schedules and Routes

Hood River County Transportation District provides public transportation in Hood River County under the name of Columbia Area Transit (CAT).

Purchase the $40 unlimited-ride annual GOrge Pass for fixed routes on CAT, The Link, MATS, & Skamania!

Contact CAT–Phone: 541-386-4202 

Click here to go to CAT’s Website

Office Hours – M-F 7:30-5:30

Customer Service Hours via Telephone – 7 days a week 7:30-5:30

Fare – For fare information, go to:  FARES

Flag Us Down – Make your own bus stop. If there are no CAT bus stop signs nearby, you can “flag” or simply wave to signal the bus driver to stop anywhere on the fixed-route that’s safe for the driver to pull over.  Be sure to stand on the correct side of the road.

Accessible Buses – All CAT buses have wheelchair lifts or ramps and are accessible to customers in wheelchairs. All CAT Drivers are specially trained to assist customers with disabilities. Priority seating is given to seniors and persons with disabilities on our vehicle.

Reasonable Accommodation – Riders may request a “reasonable modification” to our policies, procedures or practices if it allows them to use or better access our services. Reasonable accommodation requests must be made in advance, before the trip is made, to ensure the request can be granted. Anyone who has asked for a reasonable modification and been denied may file a complaint form, asking their request be reconsidered.

Bikes on Buses – All CAT buses are equipped with bike racks. The racks are safe and easy to use. All drivers are knowledgeable about the use of bike racks.

Dog Mountain Shuttle 2023—Ride the CAT Dog Mountain Shuttle from Stevenson for FREE. A permit is included when visitors take the CAT Dog Mountain Shuttle from/to the Skamania Fairgrounds in Stevenson. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. The shuttle runs about every half hour from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and Memorial Day from April 29 to June 19 (Juneteenth). For more information about the shuttle, please visit: www.ridecatbus.org/dog-mountain-shuttle/.  More information about the permit system please visit Ready Set Gorge.

 

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