How to Ride - THE VIDEOS

We want to make sure you have all the info you need to make your CAT bus experience a great one! Whether you are new to the Bismarck/Mandan area, just riding the CAT for the first time, or just want a refresher course, our How to Ride videos will show you just that: How to ride the CAT bus. Watch them all below, or click here to go to our YouTube Channel - the videos are posted individually, along with the full-lengh, all-chapters-in-one version.

Chapter 1 - Welcome to CAT

Welcome to Capitol Area Transit, the CAT bus! Learn what we do, about our history, and what our basic schedule is.

Chapter 2 - Waiting for the Bus

In this chapter, you will learn when and where you should wait for the CAT bus and where the buses will and won't stop.

Chapter 3 - Identifying the Correct Bus

In this chapter, you will learn how to identify the correct CAT bus.

Chapter 4 - Boarding the Bus

In this chapter, you will learn how to board the CAT bus, how to ride with a stroller, how to board with a mobility device, and how to use the bike rack.

Chapter 5 - About Your Ride

In this chapter, you will learn what you can expect on your CAT bus ride.

Chapter 6 - Paying for Your Ride

In this chapter, you will learn how to pay for your ride, how much fares cost, who is eligible for discounts and what to do if you don't have exact change for your fare when you board.

Chapter 7 - Transfers

In this chapter, you will learn where you can transfer between CAT buses and how to make a transfer.

Chapter 8 - Exiting the Bus

In this chapter, you will learn how you can exit the CAT bus almost anywhere along the route.

Chapter 9 - Planning Your Trip

In this chapter, you will learn how to read the CAT bus map - this video will even show you how to plan a trip!

Chapter 10 - Connect with CAT

In this chapter, you will learn how to contact and keep in touch with CAT.