About Columbia Area Transit

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Welcome to Hood River County Transportation District’s Web Site!  We invite you to learn more about the public transportation services we provide in Hood River County!

Columbia Area Transit Profile

Hood River County Transportation District provides public transportation in Hood River County under the name of Columbia Area Transit (CAT).  We are a Special District organized under Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 267.  Our major sources of funding include grants from the Federal Transit Administration, several different sources from the State of Oregon, local property tax and user fees.   The District was formed by a vote of Hood River County Residents in 1993.

Gorge TransLink is an alliance of rural providers offering public transportation services throughout the Mid-Columbia River Gorge area and to more distant destinations, such as the metropolitan cities of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. Gorge TransLink alliance members are committed to providing efficient, reliable and accessible transportation services to residents and visitors of Klickitat and Skamania Counties in Washington and Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco Counties in Oregon. Transportation services are available to everyone – regardless of age or income. Use the Gorge TransLink website to find transportation options that best meet your needs.

Please visit www.gorgetranslink.com to learn more.

Jobs: We have no current openings, however we will accept Driver applications at any time.

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Contact Information
Telephone: (541) 386-4202
FAX: (541) 386-1228
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Postal address
P.O. Box 1147, Hood River, OR 97031
Street address
224 Wasco Loop, Hood River, OR 97031

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General Information: 

Request for Proposal Deadline April 30, 2016