Scheduling and Cancelling Rides

As of September 24, 2020, all rides may only be scheduled 24 hours in advance to allow for pre-screening for COVID-19. Monday trips may be scheduled on Saturday. Please call the Administrative Office at 701.258.6817 if you have any questions.

Scheduling Rides

Rides must be scheduled at least a day before the ride is needed. To schedule a ride, call the Bis-Man Transit scheduler at 223-9001 Monday through Saturday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or on Sunday between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. When calling, have the following information handy:

  • Name
  • Pickup location
  • Destination
  • Time, date, and day of trip
  • Special information like a wheelchair, escort, or other special needs
  • When you will return

Bis-Man Transit is a demand ride system but it is a shared ride. Please allow up to 45 minutes within cities and up to one hour for service between the cities or the University of Mary.

Riders will be picked up by a Bis-Man Transit vehicle. Riders are not given a choice as to what vehicle it will be.

You must schedule at least one day in advance, but you can schedule up to fourteen days in advance.

You may schedule as many rides as you need for whatever reason you have. There is not a limit to the number of rides an individual can have in a day, week, month, or year!

Service interruptions and can be found by calling 701.258.6817 and selecting option #5. In the event of weather related services interruptions, this will be updated immediately.


Cancelling Rides

If you need to cancel a trip, you need to contact the scheduler at least 1 hour before the scheduled pick up time by calling 223-9001.

The holiday hours for 2020 will be as follows:

  • New Year's Day: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Memorial Day: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • 4th of July: 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Labor Day: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thanksgiving: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Christmas Day: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm