Rider Alerts: 

Expanding Services & Recreational Shuttle Survey 

July Events:

Farmer’s Market every Saturday 9 am – 12 pm.

We travel to Bend every Monday-Wednesday-Friday
We travel to Pendleton/Walla Walla every Tuesday
We will be traveling to Burns on July 5th and 191st
We will be traveling to Baker City on July 12th and 26th

No delays at this time.


The Highly Rural Veterans’ Transportation Program Reach Milestone of over 1,000,000 miles. Read Article Here


The People Mover is partnering with Blue Mountain Hospital for the Tai Chi Classes – every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  If you would like a ride to or from Tai Chi give us a call at 541-575-2370.  We will be staying open late on Wednesday’s to accommodate this class.

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


The People Mover no longer stops at Lava Lanes in Bend.  We depart the Hawthorne Street Station at 4:00 p.m.

We are now traveling to Burns on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of each month.

Effective July 5, 2018, The People Mover will be moving the scheduled stop from the current location of Figaro’s in Burns to Reid’s Country Store in Burns. This will enable passengers traveling on the Eastern Point to have a more seamless access to public transportation.

We are now traveling a Baker City Route on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.




The July Board Meeting is scheduled for 7/19  at 12:00 pm. Location: Bus Station located at 229 NE Dayton St, John Day. Special arrangements for accommodations or accessibility may be requested by contacting the District Manager in advance 541-575-2370.


Grant County Transportation District is updating it’s Title VI Plan.  Public Comment will be taken on the plan during the regular Board of Directors Meeting on August 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm.  The draft of the updated plan can be found here. 


ODOT Region 5 Road Construction Projects that could impact travel:

Traffic Impact
​Travelers can expect flaggers, lane closures and delays of up to twenty minutes at the two separate work zones (mile points 4.2 and 7.25) during construction work. Expect 24-hour flagging during the “in water work period”, July 15-September 15.
​The project is scheduled to bid March 29, 2018, with construction scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. The “in water work period” when construction activities are allowed in the creek is July 15th –September 15th.
ODOT Construction Projects that could impact Intercity Travel: 





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