Rider Alerts:

Get the NEW Transit App to keep up to date with bus timetables and service alert information:


GET ETA’S STRAIGHT TO YOUR PHONE:  Text your stop number to +1(541) 262 6075 to get arrival times by return.

GET SERVICE ALERTS STRAIGHT TO YOUR PHONE: Text ALERTS ON to +1 (541) 262 6075 to receive important service bulletins such as interruptions or deviations.

To stop getting service alerts text ALERTS OFF to +1 (541) 262 6075.

Alerts carry no fees of any kind outside of normal data or text charges by your wireless data carrier.


Exact change now required on all buses for all routes and services.

The People Mover will be deploying a passenger app that will allow passengers to track the arrival time of their bus on all of our deviated and intercity buses! Stay tuned for further information!

Please contact the office at 541-575-2370 with any questions.


Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

We will temporarily have a limited supply of reusable face coverings on the bus for passengers. Due to limited supply each passenger will only be provided with one – if needed. You are asked to clean and reuse them while you’re in public in accordance with the CDC recommendations.

If you have any questions, please call the District Manager at 541-575-2370.

Severe Weather Cancellation Procedures. Click HERE for the procedures.

John Day to Ontario Route:  click HERE for schedule and fares

Updated Walla Walla Route: click HERE for new schedule.

As of December 17, 2019 the Pilot Rock bus stop has moved to the Pilot Rock Community Pavilion to provide a more seamless connection with Kayak Public Transit.  We no longer be stop at the Pilot Rock Market.  Thank you!


link to 2014 Elkhart Coach II




Our very own Ruth Harris has been featured as a Super Commuter.  View the article

ODOT has featured the People Mover and how we are using the STIF funds in a short video.  They did a really nice job in capturing our new program. View video HERE

Our PC/MV Route (Green Line) is operating 4 times a day. Departures from John Day are 7am, 11am, 3pm and 6pm!

REMINDER – THE PC/MV ROUTE (GREEN LINE) & THE JD/CC LOOP (RED LINE) RUN MONDAY THRU FRIDAY ONLY.  On Saturday we have regular Dial-A-Ride services from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm only.  We are closed on Sunday.

The View the JD CC (RED) Loop Schedule HERE.

The Oregon Transportation Commission award STIF Discretionary grants.  View release HERE

STIF Project Information may be found HERE


Redmond Transit Hub located at 777 SW Kalama Ave in Redmond.


Upcoming Events:


We travel to Bend every Monday-Wednesday-Friday.
We travel to Pendleton/Walla Walla every Tuesday.
We travel to Burns the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of each month.
We travel to Baker City the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
We travel to Ontario every Friday.

No delays at this time.

Our operating hours are 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.                    Saturday hours remain 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.





Board meetings are held the Second Wednesday of each month at 12:00 pm at 229 NE Dayton St, John Day, OR. Meetings are held in the Passenger Lounge and are open to the public. If you require special accommodation, please contact 541-575-2370.  The next regular board meeting will be July 8, 2020 via video conference due to Governor Brown’s Executive Order No. 20-12.
The Board reserves the right to recess to Executive Session as may be required any time during the board meeting ORS 192.660(2). Special arrangements for disabled accessibility may be requested by contacting the District Manager in advance 541-575-2370.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (408) 650-3123

Access Code: 958-638-381

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2020-2021 Form LB-1

ODOT Region 5 Road Construction Projects that could impact travel:





Local Weather

John Day
7:17am6:03pm PDT
Feels like: 55°F
Wind: 2mph WSW
Humidity: 63%
Pressure: 30.11"Hg
UV index: 3