For reservations on dial-a-ride services (open to the general public):
Reservation Hours and Number:
866-385-8680 (toll free)
HOLIDAY SERVICE: CLOSED ALL MAJOR HOLIDAYS
CET buses do not provide service on New Years Day, Memorial Day,
Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day.
EXACT CHANGE ONLY drivers can not make change
For CET schedules, click on the community or community connector shuttle on the map below
Welcome to Cascades East Transit, Central Oregon's regional public transportation service.
Our mission is to help you get to where you need to go – whether your destination is in your hometown or in a neighboring town.
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Saturday, June 25th 2016 RT 3 will experience some stop closures throughout the day. The stops that will be closed and not serviced by RT 3 this day include:
#7 Mt. Washington @ Campus Village Way
#315 NW Regency & Mt Washington
#317 COCC Library
#318 COCC Boyle Center
#320 College Way @ Portland (W)
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The closest serviced stops for this day include:
#55 Shevlin Park @ Silas Place (N)
#312 Shevlin Park @ (Torrey Pines)
#321 Newport @ College Way (S)
#322 Newport @ 14th (S)
All stops for RT 3 will be back in service as of Monday, June 27th 2016.
RIDER ALERT: Beginning June 17th Route 4 will no longer serve REALMS school.
RIDER ALERT: Lava Butte shuttle service begins June 18th and departs from the visitor center from 10 AM - 4 PM. The last bus down from the summit of Lava Butte back to the visitor center heads down at 4:40 PM.
RIDER ALERT: Effective June 20th the hours for the Market in Hawthorne Station will be 6:45 AM - 2:45 PM. The Market will be closed 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM.
Rider Alert: Ride the River begins June 15 and runs through Labor Day. See the schedule for more info.
Route 10 Service Alert: Route 10 will resume its normal route and schedule beginning February 1st. To view route information, click here.
Route 7 bus stop closure: The stop in front of Wells Fargo on Greenwood just east of Windy Knolls on Greenwood will be eliminated beginning December 14th
Route 1 Schedule: Effective November 2, Route 1 has eliminated the turns on Dekalb, 2nd Street, and Burnside. As a result, this route now operates faster and will approximately run 4 minutes faster than the posted schedule. An updated schedule of Route 1 with the new time table will be available online soon.
Notice: Effective October 5th, Routes 2, 5, 6, and 12 have been modified to accommodate rider transfers better. Please view the new schedules to plan your trip accordingly.
Notice about Route 2: riders be aware that Route 2 begins service at 6 AM. The first run is missing from the printed rider guide but is correct on the website schedule.
Bend Dial-A-Ride service Alert: Changes to how passengers request and schedule rides. For more information please click here
CET is accepting applications for a Senior Transit Planner position. The Senior Transit Planner will be responsible for all phases of operational and long-term planning for the purpose of ensuring the orderly, strategic and cost-effective development of the Bend urban and Central Oregon regional public transit system. Read on for more info about the position and COIC benefits.
Changes are coming to Bend routes. Visit this link for info regarding the proposed Bend Transit Expansion plans that were presented to the public and the COIC Board of Directors. The proposed plans were approved by the COIC Board in early July.
Are you interested in helping Cascades East Transit make decisions about service in your community? Join the Regional Public Transit Advisory Committee! For more information and an application, visit http://coic2.org/transportation/ptac/.
May 20, 2013: REALMS Students Build a Video to Help Youth Learn how to Ride CET
A group of intrepid REALMS students built an informative - and hilarious - video on how to ride Cascades East Transit. Click here for the link: REALMS Video
June 12, 2012: COIC wins City Beautification Award for Hawthorne Station!
News Update: Cascades East Transit featured in national article on increasing transit ridership!!
COIC is considering adopting a policy to prohibit smoking, the use of tobacco products and vape mechanisms (i.e. vape pens, e-cigarettes) at all COIC locations. Please provide us with your input by taking the five minute survey linked below. Thank you! Survey closes Friday, August 28th. Smoke, Tobacco and Vape Free Campus Policy Survey
|Rt 1 - South 3rd||7 minutes down|
|Rt 2 - Brookswood||On Time|
|Rt 3 - Newport||6 minute down|
|Rt 4 - North 3rd||13 minutes down|
|Rt 5 - Wells Acres||On Time|
|Rt 6 - Bear Creek||On Time|
|Rt 7 - Greenwood||On Time|
|Rt 10 - Colorado||On Time|
|Rt 11 - Galveston||On Time|
|Rt 12 - COCC/OSU||On Time|
|Madras - Warm Springs (Rt. 20)||On Time
|Culver - Madras (Rt. 21)||
|Redmond - Madras (Rt. 22)||On Time|
|Redmond - Terrebonne (Rt. 23)||see Rt. 22|
|Bend - Redmond (Rt. 24)||On Time|
|Redmond - Prineville (Rt. 26)||On Time|
|Redmond - Sisters (Rt. 28)||On Time|
|LaPine - Bend (Rt. 30)||On Time|
Reservation Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm
541-385-8680 866-385-8680 (toll free)
Cascades East Transit operates without regard to race, color, and national origin. Click here for information about CET Title VI Obligations and Protections.