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 […]

Thanksgiving Service Notes

Bis-Man Transit’s fixed route service, Capital Area Transit, will not be providing service on November 24, 2016, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The organization’s administrative office will also be closed that day. Paratransit will operate its traditional hours, as will the scheduling office. The Jefferson Lines depot will be open for bus service only, from […]

CAT Transfer Point Moving to New Permanent Location

Bismarck, N.D. – A permanent transfer point for the community’s public bus transportation system has been established north of the Bismarck Event Center. The new transfer point for Capital Area Transit (CAT) will be on the south side of Front Avenue, between Fifth and Seventh Streets. Service will begin from the new transfer point beginning […]

CAT Closed for Labor Day

Bismarck, N.D. – Capital Area Transit will not be providing service Monday, September 5, 2016, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The CAT does not operate on six holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Administrative Office is also closed for Labor Day. […]

Jefferson Lines Bus Depot Hours Changing

Bismarck, N.D. – Effective August 27, the service hours for the Jefferson Lines bus depot, at the Bismarck-Mandan Transit Center, will be altered. As of that Saturday, the eastbound bus will depart the depot at 3:20 a.m. for Fargo, with the westbound bus departing at 5:45 a.m. for Billings, Mont. The bus depot will be […]

Bis-Man Transit Sets Special Meeting for Possible Service Solutions

Bismarck, N.D. – Bis-Man Transit is conducting a listening session about possible service solutions. The listening session will be held on August 25, from 6-8 p.m., at Room A of the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. The session will provide interested riders and agencies with an opportunity to hear possible service solutions based on input […]

Input Requested for Proposed Fixed Route, Paratransit Service Revisions

Bismarck, N.D. – The Bis-Man Transit Board is collecting input from public transportation users and the public. The Bis-Man Transit Board scheduled two upcoming Special Board meetings with multiple user groups and public transportation stakeholders. The first meeting is Aug. 8 from 6-8 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. […]

CAT Transfer Point at Kirkwood Mall Moving

Bismarck, N.D. – A transfer point for Bismarck-Mandan’s fixed route public transportation bus, Capital Area Transit, is being moved temporarily, beginning Monday, July 11. Due to parking lot construction at Kirkwood Mall, the transfer point will be moved from the northwest corner of the mall parking lot, behind CVS, to the parking lot southwest of […]

CAT Not Providing Service On Independence Day Holiday; Paratransit Operating Traditional Hours

Bismarck, N.D. – There will be no fixed route bus service on Monday, July 4 due to the Fourth of July holiday. Capital Area Transit (CAT) service will resume traditional routes and schedules on Tuesday, July 5. The CAT observes six holidays each year, including Independence Day. Other holidays include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, […]