What is C.A.T.?
Columbia Area Transit (C.A.T.) offers Dial-A-Ride, door to door service throughout Hood River County. Dial-A-Ride trips are scheduled in advance and may include other passengers riding on the bus going to different destinations. C.A.T. operates lift-equipped buses to serve customers who require the use of a wheelchair or have difficulty negotiating steps.
C.A.T. is a convenient way to make essential trips to shopping, work, medical appointments, or recreational activities. As well as Dial-A-Ride service, C.A.T. offers specific shopping days to different areas of Hood River County on a weekly basis.
Can I Use C.A.T.?
C.A.T. is public transportation. Anyone is eligible to use C.A.T. services.
When can I use C.A.T.?
C.A.T. is generally available Monday through Friday. Please call the office for specific times and holiday closures. (541-386-4202)
Where can I go on C.A.T.?
C.A.T. serves the Hood River, Odell, Parkdale, and Cascade Locks communities. If you have a question about whether or not the ride you want is within the C.A.T. service area or times, please call the C.A.T. office.
Once a month we have a trip to Portland - we go on the second Friday of each month. The bus leaves Hood River at 9:00 and we leave Portland at 3:00. The usual destination is the Clackamas Towne Center. Fare is $8.00 each way. Reservations are required. For other services to Portland, see the information on the PDX Fixed Route in this website.
SCHEDULING A RIDE
Same day requests: We will try to schedule a same day request, however we may not be able to find a spot in the schedule at the time you need the ride. Call and we will see what we can do for you.
We will need the following information to schedule a ride:
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