Cities Area Transit (CAT)

Transportation - Dial-a-Ride

Program that provides rides for people in the community


Transportation program that provides rides for people in and around their community

Additional Information

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit Service is available for people who are unable or have extreme difficulty using regular route transit service because of a disability or health condition.

  • Trips can be scheduled for any purpose. Whether a rider is traveling to a doctor's appointment, going shopping or meeting friends for dinner, all trips are treated equally.
  • This is a shared-ride public transportation system, so routes and schedules are designed to transport multiple passengers at one time to multiple destinations.

Senior Rider is a user-friendly bus service for seniors 62 and over.

  • Trips can be scheduled within the city limits of East Grand Forks, Minnesota and Grand Forks, North Dakota.
  • Enjoy curb-to-curb, accessible transit service from your home to major activity centers:
    • Medical centers
    • Senior center
    • Grocery and general shopping
  • Drivers will help passengers to and from the outside of the van door to a home or building.

Bus, Dial-A-Ride and Senior Rider Vehicle Operation Hours: 6:00am - 10:00pm, Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 10:00pm, Saturday


  • Payment
    • Private pay
  • Service Availability
    • Serves community
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities
    • Older adults
    • Older adults with disabilities
  • Transportation
    • Assist passengers to and from vehicle
    • Vehicle lift access
  • Transportation Area Served by County
    • Polk County


Anyone who is not able to use regular route bus service due to disability, according to Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, can be certified to use the service

It operates within the city limits of Grand Forks North Dakota and East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Senior Rider program: Persons 62 and older

Application Instructions

A completed paratransit application form is needed to determine eligibility for service. You can call (701) 787-9120 to have one mailed to you

Senior Rider program: Please call (701) 787-9120 at least one day before your trip


Rider using the Dial-A-Ride service pays $3 for a one-way trip.

Only authorized individuals may have a Personal Care Attendant ride for free. As many companions as requested may ride, but must pay the current rate.

Senior Rider program: $3 per one-way ride


450 Kittson Ave, Grand Forks, ND, 58201

Area Served

Grand Forks and East Grand Forks City limits

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 701-787-9120
  • Main: 701-746-2600


Business Hours

7:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday


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