Rider Alerts:


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

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



Effective Immediately, masks are no longer required on GCTD vehicles.
Passengers are free to continue to wear masks if you chose to do so, and we will have masks on board all of our vehicles for optional use.
Our vehicles also remain equipped with hand sanitizer and are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis. Safety remains our top priority.

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.


None at this time.




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


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.






A public meeting of the Grant County Transportation District will be held on June 22, 2022, at 12:00 pm at the John Day Fire Hall at 316 S Canyon Blvd, John Day, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, as approved by the Grant County Transportation District Budget Committee.  This meeting has been rescheduled from June 8, 2022, due to lack of a quorum.  A Financial Summary of the budget was previously published in this newspaper on June 1, 2022.  A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at 229 NE Dayton, John Day, OR between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or online at www.grantcountypeoplemover.com. This budget is for a biennial budget period and has been prepared on a basis of accounting that is the same as the preceding year.  

Due to lack of a quorum, the June 8, 2022, regular board meeting was rescheduled to June 22, 2022, immediately following the Budget Hearing.

Both meetings will also be broadcast via GotoMeeting: https://www.gotomeet.me/peoplemover

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

Access Code: 958-638-381

Please contact the office at 541-575-2370 or email peoplemover@outlook.com with any questions or to requestion information or accomodations.



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 via GotoMeeting, and are open to the public. If you require special accommodation, please contact 541-575-2370.
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.

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The Special Transportation Fund Advisory Committee and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund Advisory Committee for Grant County Transportation District will hold a public meeting on May 18, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. this meeting will be held at the John Day Fire Hall at 316 S. Canyon Blvd, John Day. This meeting will also be available via video and teleconference. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the STF and STIF allocations for the fiscal year July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024, and receive a presentation from consultants that are updating the GCTD Coordinated Plan.  Any person may comment during this public meeting to discuss the use of STF or STIF funds or the updating of the plans.  Questions or comments regarding the STF or SITF funds must be submitted via email to peoplemover@outlook.com, or via letter to PO Box 126, John Day, OR 97845 prior to May 16, 2022, at 5:00pm. The STF & STIF Committee Notice and link to the video and teleconference is posted on our website at. www.grantcountypeoplemover.com

GCTD STF/STIF Advisory Committee Meeting
Wed, May 18, 2022 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (PDT)

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2022-2023 Proposed Budget

2021-2022 Adopted Budget

2021-2022 LB-1 Form

ODOT Region 5 Road Construction Projects that could impact travel:





Local Weather

John Day
5:13am8:44pm PDT
Feels like: 55°F
Wind: 7mph E
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 30.14"Hg
UV index: 1