Nice to Meet You!

The Columbia River Gorge is home. For us, it’s not just about the natural beauty, the closeness to Portland, or the amazing history. It’s about the people.

We’re committed to making your life better, in just a little way, because when you come first the entire community feels the difference.

The History of CAT

  1. Hood River County Transportation District provides public transportation in Hood River County
  2. under the name of Columbia Area Transit (CAT). We are a transportation district organized under

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 267. Our major sources of funding include grants from the Federal Transit Administration, several different sources from the State of Oregon, local property tax, and user fees. The District was formed by a vote of Hood River County residents in 1992 and took effect July 1, 1993.