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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 […]

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 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, […]

Bis-Man Transit, CAT Celebrating National Public Transportation Day

Bismarck, N.D. – With the continued fluctuation of gas prices, Bis-Man Transit and Capital Area Transit announced that it will join other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the eleventh annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The slogan of this year’s National Dump the Pump Day is “Dump the […]

CAT, Jefferson Lines Depot Hours Altered for Memorial Day, Paratransit Running Traditional Hours

Bismarck, N.D. – Capital Area Transit will be closed on Monday, May 30, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Service will resume at traditional times on Tuesday, May 31. Memorial Day is one of six holidays observed by the CAT each year. Other holidays include New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas […]

Bismarck-Mandan Transit Center Releases Holiday Service Schedule

Bismarck, N.D. – Many of the entities at the Bismarck-Mandan Transit Center have released upcoming holiday service schedules. On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, Capital Area Transit (CAT) buses will provide service to the public, but the administration office will be closed. The administration office will also be closed over the Thanksgiving Holiday, on November […]

CAT Conducting Ridership Survey on Oct. 21

Bismarck, N.D. – Capital Area Transit (CAT) will be conducting a ridership survey later this week. Volunteers from the University of Mary will be on some buses, as well as at transfer points on Wednesday, October 21. “We are really looking forward to giving our ridership the opportunity to let us know how we’re doing,” […]

Four CAT Routes to Receive Minor Changes

Bismarck, N.D. – Four routes in the Capital Area Transit fixed-route system will receive minor changes next month. The A-1, C-2, D-1 and E-2 changes will go into effect on September 8. “With each of the route changes we are looking at either increasing our safety, or providing more geographic coverage,” said CAT manager Nate Vatnsdal. “As […]

Free Ride Days Produce More Than 800 Rides

Bismarck, N.D. – The first Free Ride Days helped generate more than 800 rides on the Capital Area Transit (CAT) fixed-route system. The CAT’s first Free Ride Days of 2015 were held May 29-30. “The May Free Ride Days really worked out really well for us, as well as the community” said Interim Transit Director […]

Student Summer Pass Available from Memorial Day Through Labor Day

Bismarck, N.D. – Capital Area Transit (CAT) is selling passes available to students for unlimited rides through the summer at a reduced rate. Student Summer Passes provide K-12 and college students with unlimited rides, beginning after the Memorial Day holiday and concluding at Labor Day. The pass costs $20 and is available for purchase from […]