About Sherman County Community Transit
Sherman County Community Transit, also known as Sherman Transit or Community Transit, provides public bus transportation services throughout Sherman County to The Dalles for shopping and medical appointments, Portland and other cities for medical appointments, and special scheduled events. Sherman County receives Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Special Transportation Funds (STF), Statewide Transportation Improvement Funds (STIF), Federal 5310 Capital Funds, and State/Federal Discretionary Grant Funding to provide priority transportation to seniors and disabled persons. Public transportation to all others is provided as space allows. Veterans' medical rides are also provided by appointment.
There are no required fares. However, donations are always gladly accepted and encouraged for all rides, including medical.
Sherman County Community Transit is currently seeking a Transit Driver. Please click here to view the Job Description.
All rides must be reserved a minimum of 24 to 48 hours in advance.
"Monday Bus": The Dalles shopping bus departs Moro at 8 a.m. for shopping. Return trip leaving The Dalles by 2:30 p.m. Suggested Donation: $5 per rider
"Tuesday Shopping Bus to The Dalles": This shopping trip is geared to make a shorter day for seniors and senior disabled clients. No appointments, just shopping and a stop for lunch (location a choice of clients aboard). Designated shopping stops to be determined prior to the first stop in The Dalles. See scheduled pick up times and locations below.
"Thursday Bus": The Dalles bus departs Moro at 8 a.m. for appointments and shopping. Appointments are suggested to be scheduled between 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. This allows time for pharmacy stops and return trip, leaving The Dalles by 2:30 p.m. Suggested Donation: $5 per rider
Monday – Friday: Transportation for prearranged medical rides to appointments. MESSAGES MAY BE LEFT ON THE ANSWERING SERVICE ON FRIDAY'S.
Please feel free to contact Sherman Community Transit with scheduling requests or questions.
The office is closed and buses do not transport on Holidays.
STF/STIF Advisory Committee Links
- Keep Sherman County Moving: 11-27-18
- Sherman County Transportation Amended Bylaws 2019
- Sherman County Coordinated Transportation Plan 2016-2019
- Sherman County Transportation Advisory STF/STIF Committee & Office Personnel Master List
- STIF Formula Funds Information for Advisory Board
- STF/STIF Advisory Board Packet 9-28-18
- STF/STIF Advisory Board Packet 3-1-19
- STF/STIF Advisory Board Agenda 4-9-19
- STF/STIF Advisory Board Agenda 4-29-19