Cities Area Transit

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Cities Area Transit (CAT) is the public transportation provider for Grand Forks, ND and East Grand Forks, MN.  CAT operates thirteen routes Monday through Saturday, providing you with quality, affordable transportation, which improves the quality of life and increases the economic vitality of the community. 

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sundays: No operations
Holidays: No operations New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and   Christmas Day; Operations end at 5:00 pm Christmas Eve.

Job Openings:

None at this time.

Opportunities to Bid:

None at this time.

Transit Development Plan Update:

Cities Area Transit Survey: Click here to complete a survey on CAT bus service.  Your input is vital to shaping the future of transit in Grand Forks-East Grand Forks.  Thank you!

Transit Development Plan Update: The TDP update is kicking off this month.  Keep an eye out for surveys and other opportunities to participate.  Click here to follow the official plan website.


Memorial Day 2016: CAT buses, Dial-A-Ride and Senior Rider will NOT operate on Monday, May 30th.  Please plan accordingly.  Regular service will resume on Tuesday,  May 31st.

Columbia Rd Construction: Expect delays on Route 3, 8/9, 12/13 & Night Bus due to road construction on South Columbia Road.

Title VI & LEP Plan Update: CAT is soliciting comments on its Title VI & LEP Plan update, which covers the City's obligation to provide public transportation services without regard to race, color, or national origin.  To review the plan, click here.  The official comment form can be downloaded here.  Please forward your comments to CAT by noon on May 23, 2016.

Be advised when using the Google Trip Planner/Google Transit: CAT buses begin running at 8 am on Saturdays.  It was brought to our attention that Google shows CAT buses beginning at 6 am on Saturdays.  We are looking in to the error and hope to have it corrected very soon.  Thanks for your patience.