Cities Area Transit (CAT)

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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.

Detours & Route Changes:

Change to Bus Stop Location at Altru Main Campus: Effective Tuesday, November 21, 2017, there will be one bus stop located at the Credit Union Door 12, which is between the Hospital and 1300 S Columbia Rd entrances.  This will provide a safe and convenient area for waiting, boarding, alighting, and accessing services at Altru.  Please plan accordingly.  Altru and CAT staff members are available to assist in accessing this new bus stop location.  Click here for details.

News & Announcements:

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. 

Job Openings:

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.

Title VI

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.