Bis-Man Transit delivers valued public transportation, linking people, jobs and communities.
Our vision is to provide safe, reliable, and efficient public transportation to support the overall quality of life in our communities.
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.
Welcome to Capital Area Transit, the CAT bus!
Learn who we are, what we do, and what our basic schedule is.
Learn how to flag down
the CAT bus.
Learn how to board the CAT bus., how to ride with a stroller,
and how to board with a mobility device.
Learn how to use
the bike rack.
Learn the rules & etiquette
when riding the CAT bus,
and what you can expect on your ride.
Learn how to pay for your ride, how to purchase tickets, how much fares cost, who is eligible for discounts, and what to do if you do not have exact change for your fare when you board.
Learn how to identify the correct CAT bus,
and how to transfer from one CAT bus to another.
Learn how you can exit the CAT bus
almost anywhere along the route.
Learn how to read the CAT bus map, and how to plan your trip.
Learn about Bis-Man Transit's paratransit service, and how to qualify.
Learn how to schedule and pay for your paratransit ride.