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.
Detours & Route Changes:
Route Changes Take Effect July 16, 2018
The proposed route changes have been approved by City Council and will take effect July 16th. Click here to view the full system map. Please call 701-757-1503 or email email@example.com if you have questions about the route changes. We will hold five open houses to help users learn the system and plan their trips:
Monday, July 2nd, 10 am to 2 pm, Grand Forks Senior Center
Tuesday, July 3rd, 10 am to 2 pm, Metro Transit Center
Thursday, July 5th, 2 pm to 6 pm, Metro Transit Center
Monday, July 9th, 8 am to 12 pm, Metro Transit Center
Monday, July 9th, 6 pm to 8 pm, Campbell Library
Due to construction on 42nd Street beginning May 2nd, Route 6 will not be able to serve N 43rd St. Route 8 will not be impacted and will continue to serve N 43rd St. We apologize for the inconvenience.
News & Announcements:
Cities Area Transit Expands with Grant Money - Grand Forks Herald - 4/27/18
Cities Area Transit Gets $3.6 Million Grant - KNOX - 4/4/18
Cities Area Transit Considers Change to Bus Routes - WDAZ - 3/3/18
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.
None at this time
Opportunities to Bid:
None at this time
Equal Access for All:
Americans with Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity and access for persons with disabilities. CAT will investigate and respond to disability related complaints promptly and within ten business days. Click here to download the ADA Complaint Form.
CAT will make modifications to its policies and procedures in order to provide meaningful access to CAT services, programs, and facilities. Requests for reasonable modification for persons with disabilities must be directed to Ali Rood, Mobility Manager - email or call 701-757-1503. CAT will consider and respond to requests for reasonable modifications promptly and within ten business days.
CAT will not grant requests for modification that would fundamentally alter its transportation program, create a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of others, or would not enable someone to access CAT services, programs, or facilities.
CAT operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Any person who believes he/she or any specific class of persons has been subjected to discrimination based on race, color, or national origin may by him/herself or by a representative file a written complaint with CAT and/or the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). All complaints will be promptly investigated.
To request additional information on CAT's non-discrimination obligations, or to file a Title VI complaint, please contact:
Cities Area Transit
PO Box 5200
Grand Forks, ND 58206
Click here to download the Title VI Complaint Form
Click here to download the 2016 CAT Title VI & LEP Plan document
Information in languages other than English will be provided as needed and will be consistent with the Department of Transportation's Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Guidance. Additionally, alternative formats (i.e. large print, braille, audio or video recordings of the use policies and procedures) are available upon request.