Columbia Gorge Express Service Suspended

Due to Governor Brown's most recent Executive Order (20-12) to stay at home except for essential needs, all Columbia Gorge Express service is temporarily suspended as of Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Call 541-386-4202 or email info@ridecatbus.org with questions about service. Staff is available Monday-Friday 7am-5pm.

Please visit this website for all details regarding this order. Below is a list of what activities are allowed. Staying at home as much as possible during this time will help save lives.

Allowed (must keep 6 feet from others):

  • Hospitals and health care
  • Grocery stores
  • Banks
  • Pharmacies
  • Take-out/delivery from restaurants and bars
  • Pet stores
  • Gas stations
  • Certain retail stores
  • Outdoor activities like walking your dog, jogging, or biking in your neighborhood
  • Child care facilities and babysitters (only if abiding by new rules)

Not Allowed:

  • Social gatherings (parties, celebrations) with people from outside of your household
  • Dine-in restaurants and bars
  • Nightclubs and concerts
  • Shopping at outdoor or indoor malls and retail complexes
  • Fitness: Gyms, sports and fitness centers, health clubs, and exercise studios, dance and yoga studios
  • Grooming: Hair salons, barbershops, nail salons, massage parlors, non-medical wellness spas, cosmetic stores, tattoo parlors
  • Entertainment: Theaters, amusement parks, arcades, bowling alleys, music concerts, sporting events, museums, skating rinks
  • Outdoors: State parks, playgrounds, campgrounds, pools, skate parks, festivals

ODOT's Title VI Statement:

"No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discriminiation under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." 

For additional information regarding Civil Rights, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), contact Carroll Cottingham by phone at 503-986-3169 or email at Carroll.J.COTTINGHAM@odot.state.or.us. For more information, visit ODOT's Office of Civil Rights website here

All Columbia Gorge Express buses are lift-equipped and will be able to accommodate, at a minimum, all occupied wheelchairs weighing up to 600 pounds and measuring 30 inches in width and 48 inches in length (formerly known as a "common wheelchair").