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New Fixed Routes Go Into Effect

BISMARCK, ND — The new Capital Area Transit (CAT) fixed routes went into effect on April 1, 2017. The new fixed routes were part of the service revision proposal accepted by the City of Bismarck in December 2016. The service revisions streamlined the CAT service to six out-and-back routes with more frequent and consistent service. Fixed […]

Bis-Man Transit is Accepting Board Applications

Bis-Man Transit is currently accepting Board applications. Individuals who are interested in guiding public transportation in our community can apply at and select ‘Board of Directors’ below the ‘About Us’ tab. Applications can be filled out online or can be printed out and sent in to the Bis-Man Transit Administration Office at 3750 E […]

Bis-Man Transit Fares to Increase on January 15

On January 15, 2017, both paratransit and fixed route will experience fare price increases. This will be the first increase Bis-Man Transit has experienced in eight years. The fixed route fare increases will be as follows: Standard Fare One-way fare $1.50 One-day pass $6.00 30-day pass $36.00 Reduced Fare One-way fare $0.75 One-day pass $3.00 […]

Paratransit Service Shut Down Dec. 25 Due to Icy Conditions

Bis-Man Transit’s paratransit service was shut down at noon on Sunday, Dec. 25, due to icy conditions. Return rides will be made available to individuals who received rides earlier in the day, but no new rides will be available. This is the third time over the past month that service has been shut down due to […]

Bis-Man Transit Releases Holiday Schedule for CAT, Paratransit and Jefferson Lines Services

Bismarck, N.D. – Bis-Man Transit has released the holiday service changes for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays. On Friday, December 23, the administration office will close at noon. CAT and paratransit service will be unaffected this day, while the Jefferson Lines bus depot will only be open from 2:15 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. […]

Blizzard to Shut Down CAT, Paratransit on Dec. 6

Bismarck, N.D. – Bis-Man Transit’s fixed route and paratransit services are being shut down on Tuesday, December 6, due to blizzard conditions. Jefferson Lines buses have also been cancelled for Dec. 6. Bis-Man Transit will continue to alert the public of any service alterations through its website, and its social media channels (Facebook and Twitter).

Paratransit to Begin at Midnight, CAT to Start at Traditional Times on Dec. 1

Bismarck, N.D. – Bis-Man Transit’s fixed route and paratransit services have been cancelled for the day. The paratransit will begin service at midnight tonight, weather permitting, with CAT service beginning at traditional times on December 1. Blizzard conditions have forced the closure of the transportation systems since the evening of November 28. Bis-Man Transit will […]

CAT, Paratransit Shut Down Until Noon on November 30 Due to Weather

Bismarck, N.D. – Bis-Man Transit’s fixed route and paratransit services will be shut down until at least noon on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 due to blizzard conditions. Administration will continue to monitor the weather Wednesday morning to determine if service can safely resume in the afternoon. The weather system affecting the region began with rain […]

Weather Forces CAT, Paratransit Service to Shut Down

Bismarck, N.D. – A winter storm has forced the stoppage of service for the day for the fixed route and demand response services provided by Bis‐Man Transit. At this time, there is no estimated time for when service will begin again. The weather system effecting the Capital area began with rain on Sunday evening, that […]

Paratransit to Stop Service Overnight Due to Weather

Bismarck, N.D. – Icy road conditions and the threat of blowing snow are causing the Bis-Man Transit paratransit service to shut down this evening. Paratransit service will conclude Monday, November 28, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. and will begin again at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, weather permitting. Traditionally the paratransit service operates 24 […]