Wasco County Transit

The Mid-Columbia Council of Government's Transportation Network (The Link) provides dial-a-ride, door-to-door service within the City of The Dalles and select areas in Wasco County. The service connects to Greyhound for trips to Hood River, Portland and points east of The Dalles.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, The Link and Columbia Area Transit provide a fixed route service to and from Portland, except for major holidays and if weather conditions make it unsafe or hazardous to travel between The Dalles, Hood River, and Portland. Columbia Area Transit also provides an intercity bus service between Hood River and The Dalles on weekdays.

Click here for the Hood River - The Dalles intercity weekday bus route
Click here for the Portland bus route available on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Please note: the fixed route service is first-come, first-served, there are no reservations and the bus will leave without you if you are not at the designated stops on time. Designated stop times are when the bus leaves the stop. If you have arrived AFTER the designated stop time you may have missed the bus. Be aware that if you have arrived at the stop BEFORE the designated stop time and you do not see a bus, traffic may have delayed the bus.

Mid-Columbia Council of Government's Transportation Network (The Link)
http://www.mccog.com/transportation/
Schedule/Route Info..........(541) 296-7595

Fare: Fares range from $1.50 to $5.00 each way. Please have exact fare or tickets ready as drivers cannot make change. Tickets and ticket books can be purchased at the The Link Public Transit office at 1113 Kelly Ave., The Dalles, Oregon, or by calling (541) 296-7595.

Service Hours: The Transportation Network (The Link) operates Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
For Dial-a-Ride service, please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your trip reservation with The Link.

Transportation Service Area
Click here to download the Wasco County Transportation Service Area map (PDF)

Google Transit Trip Planner
Click here to start planning your next trip with the Transportation Network using Google Transit.

Dial-a-Ride
The Transportation Network offers Dial-A-Ride, door-to-door transportation services in Wasco County. Dial-A-Ride trips are scheduled in advance, and may include other passengers riding on the bus going to different destinations. The Transportation Network operates lift-equipped buses to serve customers who require the use of a wheelchair, or have difficulty negotiating steps. The Transportation Network is a convenient way to make essential trips to shopping, work, medical appointments, or recreational activities.

Wasco Transportation Bus
The Dalles to Hood River Route Schedule

Morning Schedule
Mid-Day Schedule
Evening Schedule
Shopping Route Schedule

MORNING SCHEDULE

STOPS
EASTBOUND
WESTBOUND
  Hood River Rosauer's
6:00 AM
  CG Community College Bldg 4 Parking Lot - The Dalles
6:35 AM
6:35 AM
  Transportation Center/201 Federal St. - The Dalles
6:46 AM
  Mosier Pocket Park near bridge over the Railroad
7:05 AM
  Hood River Hotel
7:13 AM
  Hood River Wal-Mart
7:18 AM
  Providence Hood River Hospital
7:25 AM
  CG Community College - Indian Creek Campus
7:28 AM
  Hood River Rosauer's
7:30 AM


MID-DAY SCHEDULE

STOPS
EASTBOUND
WESTBOUND
Hood River Rosauer's
12:00 Noon
CG Community College - Indian Creek Campus
12:03 PM
Providence Hood River Hospital
12:08 PM
Hood River Wal-Mart
12:13 PM
Hood River Hotel
12:19 PM
Transportation Center/201 Federal St. - The Dalles
12:44 PM
CG Community College Bldg 4 Parking Lot - The Dalles
12:56 PM
12:56 PM
Hood River Hotel
1:27 PM
Hood River Wal-Mart
1:33 PM
Providence Hood River Hospital
1:38 PM
CG Community College - Indian Creek Campus
1:43 PM
Hood River Rosauer's
1:46 PM


EVENING SCHEDULE

STOPS
EASTBOUND
WESTBOUND
Hood River Rosauer's
5:00 PM
CG Community College - Indian Creek Campus
5:03 PM
Providence Hood River Hospital
5:08 PM
Hood River Wal-Mart
5:15 PM
Hood River Hotel
5:21 PM
Mosier Pocket Park near bridge over the Railroad
5:29 PM
Transportation Center/201 Federal St. - The Dalles
5:48 PM
CG Community College Bldg 4 Parking Lot - The Dalles
5:58 PM
5:58 PM
Hood River Rosauer's
6:28 PM


SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS

The Link offers a regular trip to grocery stores and shopping centers in The Dalles.
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Hours: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Fare: $3.00 for unlimited stops
No shopping bag limit.
The Link's bus drivers are courteous and will help load
and unload your bags.
(Bags must be under 25 pounds)

Please call (541) 296-7595 to reserve your spot.

Schedule for Shopping Bus on Mondays and Wednesdays:

STOPS
TIMES
Bi-Mart
10:30 AM, 11:20 AM, 12:45 PM
K-Mart
10:35 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:55 PM
Grocery Outlet (Cascade Square)
10:45 AM, 11:40 AM, 1:05 PM
St. Vincent Thrift Store
10:50 AM, 11:45 AM, 1:15 PM
Downtown (Transportation Center)
11:00 AM, 11:55 AM, 1:25 PM
Safeway
11:10 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:35 PM
Fred Meyer
11:15 AM, 12:10 PM, 1:40 PM

Facts

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Fare:
$1.50 one way

Use The Link Transportation Network to travel to:
Medical appointments
Shopping
Work
Columbia Gorge Community College classes
and more!

Link to Wasco County website