SOLAR ECLIPSE - Delays Expected, Community Connectors on Modified Schedules
Due to traffic related to the Solar Eclipse, Community Connector buses will run on modified schedules Monday, August 21st and Tuesday, August 22nd. Other buses will be subject to traffic delays. Follow the link below to view modified schedules.
Planning your trip is easy. Use the Google Transit Trip Planner [link] and put in your starting and ending locations to learn which bus routes are closest to you. View our routes and schedules on Ride Daily. Track your bus using Transit Tracker to see how near your bus is from your stop. Download our real-time bus app to receive information on how many minutes remain until your bus arrives.
Some discounts are available for seniors and persons with disabilities on Zone 1 and for Dial-A-Ride punch cards. Two children 5 years and under may ride free with a parent. Check the Fares page for more information on discounts.
Bus tickets are available when boarding the bus from the bus driver, exact change only. You can also purchase fares with cash or credit card at Hawthorne Station when the Market is open, as well as at the Redmond Antler office during regular business hours.
Service Animals as defined under ADA regulation part 37 are welcome aboard CET vehicles and are the responsibility of the rider. Pets, comfort and therapy animals, may travel with riders when in pet carriers. Read more here.
If you lose something while riding a bus, report it as soon as possible. Please call 541-385-8680 during business hours, provide a description of the lost item and let us know the route number, the date and time of the loss. If you find something on a bus, please notify the driver.
In Bend, Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb, shared transit service for persons with disabilities. Low-income seniors not living near a fixed-route may also ride. To prove eligibility as disabled, low-income disabled, or as a low-income senior, the appropriate application must be filled out and returned. Visit Ride Assist [link to Ride Assist] for application materials and for more information about Bend Dial-A-Ride. Rides may be scheduled as soon as application materials are sent in. Call 541-385-8680 for ride reservations.
Dial-A-Ride may also be used in rural communities across the region: La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Prineville, Madras, and Warm Springs. This service is open to the public and no eligibility requirements are necessary to ride. Call 541-385-8680 the day before to assure a ride.
Online purchases are now available for most fares on our website. Visit the fares page to select which passes you would like to purchase. You may also purchase fares at Hawthorne Station, at the Redmond Antler office or from a bus driver on any bus with exact change.