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).

The $40 unlimited-ride annual GOrge Pass will be available soon 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.

Service Animals – Service or guide animals are allowed on all CAT Transit buses other animals are only allowed if they are in a confined carrying container.

Wear a face mask. All riders and drivers are required to wear a face mask that covers the mouth and nose on the bus and when gathered at a bus stop. Scarfs, bandannas, and fabric masks are all okay. An individual under the age of 2 years old is not required to wear a face mask.

No service on Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day  (Only Columbia Gorge Express & Weekend Trolley operate)
  • Fourth of July  (Only Columbia Gorge Express & Weekend Trolley operate)
  • Labor Day  (Only Columbia Gorge Express & Weekend Trolley operate)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Note: when a holiday falls on a Sunday, we are closed or running limited service the following Monday. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, we will be closed or running limited service the Friday before.


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