CURRENT PLANNING EFFORTS

STATE TRANSPORTAITON IMPROVEMENT FUND (STIF) PLAN  - Oregon House Bill 2017 established a new dedicated source of funding for public transit in Oregon.    To receive those funds each transit agency must establish a transit advisory committee to review and prioritize projects in an STIF Plan.   

The first STIF committee meeting for Hood River County is October 5, 2018 at 8:15am in the CAT Board Room at 224 Wasco Loop.   For more information see our STIF page.

 

HIGHWAY 35 PLAN - In a joint effort with ODOT and the Forest Service, CAT will be working with consultants to assess the needs and demands for transit service from Hood River to the Mount Hood recreation area.  The plan will kick off late June 2018 and will be completed in early 2019.   For more information on this planning effort, please call us at (541) 386-4202 or check back here.

 

 

 

 

 

Policies & Planning Documents

The following are brief overviews and links to policy and planning documents that guide transit services in the Hood River County Transportation District. 

 

ADA Complementary Paratransit Plan (ADA Plan) June 2018  - The District's ADA Plan outlines the services and associated policies that provide access to Hood River County Residents who are unable to use regular bus service due to a disability. 

Title VI & Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan October 2017 - Hood River County Transportation District (CAT) is committed to ensuring that no person shall, on the ground of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity provided by the District.  The Title VI & LEP Plans spells out the District's commitment to maintaining programs and services that are accessible to all.

Transit Master Plan (TMP) June 2017 -  The CAT TMP identifies opportunities for transit service expansion and details a near-term plan for service development as well as a long-term vision for transit in Hood River County over the next twenty years. 

 Hood River County Coordinated Transportation Plan  October 2016.  The Hood River County Coordinated Human Service Transportation Plan was prepared to meet state and federal requirements for agencies, like HRCTD, that receive Special Transportation Fund (STF). It focuses on the needs of four target populations residing in Hood River County: seniors, low income individuals, individuals with disabilities, and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals. The coordinated transportation plan is intended to define and prioritize general strategies that the transit service providers can use to address the service needs, gaps and barriers of these four groups.