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Routes & Services
YCAT provides fixed route, vanpool and demand responsive bus service throughout southwestern Yuma County including the cities of Yuma, San Luis, Somerton, Town of Wellton, Cocopah Indian Reservations and unincorporated communities of Yuma County, including Gadsden, Ligurta and Fortuna. Additional services are provided to Winterhaven and El Centro, CA and the Quechan/Fort Yuma Indian Reservation. You can count on YCAT to provide transit services - Monday through Friday from 5:50 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with limited evening services from Arizona Western College, Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona and other specific Yuma County and eastern Imperial County destinations until 11:15 p.m. on weekdays.
Most routes meet at the Downtown Yuma Transit Center on 3rd Street and Gila Street, in the Yuma Palms Regional Center area on either Castle Dome Avenue near Target, on 12th Street or on 16th Street near Yuma Palms Parkway/Sunridge Drive, Cocopah Casino Resort, Paradise Casino in Winterhaven, State Street and 14th Street in El Centro (transfer to Imperial Valley Transit routes), Arizona Western College, Main Street and Factor Warehouse near B Street in San Luis and Walmart at the corner of 26th Street and Avenue B in Yuma, also known as the West Yuma Transfer Hub. Click here for detailed maps.
Maps and schedules are available at the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce, Yuma Visitor Bureau Visitor Information Center, Yuma International Airport, on board buses, at government offices, libraries and various retail outlets throughout Yuma County. Refer to route maps, system map or the Rider's Guide to see the service area of the scheduled bus route. Click here to download a list of locations where you can pick up a YCAT Rider's Guide.
Routes are effective Monday, October 21, 2013
YCAT Fixed Routes
YCAT fixed routes generally operate Monday through Saturday with the exception of Gold Route 8, Silver Route 9, Turquoise Route 10, WelltonCAT and NightCAT, which operate limited days (see schedule below for details). No YCAT service is provided on Sunday and the following holidays: New Years Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Saturday schedule operates on the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
YCAT Individual Schedules and Maps Listed Below:
Red Route 1 - Central Yuma Circulator - Counter-Clockwise Loop throughout the City of Yuma via 4th Avenue.
Orange Route 2/2A - Colleges/Fortuna Foothills - Downtown Yuma Transit Center to Arizona Western College/Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona via East Yuma.
Brown Route 3 - Fortuna Foothills Shuttle - Service within Fortuna Foothills with timed transfers to Orange Route 2/2A at Arizona Western College/Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona.
Green Route 4 - Central Yuma Circulator - Clockwise Loop throughout the City of Yuma via Pacific Avenue.
Blue Route 5 - Quechan Shuttle - Counter Clockwise Loop throughout the Quechan/Fort Yuma Indian Reservation serving Paradise Casino, Quechan Casino Resort, Andrade and Winterhaven, CA as well as Downtown Yuma.
Purple Route 6A - Avenue A - Cocopah RV Resort and North Cocopah Reservation to West Cocopah Reservation via East Cocopah Reservation (southbound only).
Gold Route 8 - Interstate 8/Wellton - Arizona Western College/Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona to Wellton via Interstate 8 and Fortuna Foothills. (Operates Monday - Friday only)
Silver Route 9 - AWC/San Luis College Connector - Arizona Western College/Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona to San Luis via SR 195. (Operates Monday-Thursday when college is in session)
Turquoise Route 10 - Interstate 8/El Centro/Yuma - Yuma Palms Regional Center via Downtown Yuma, Paradise Casino and Winterhaven to Downtown El Centro (Operates Monday, Wednesday, Saturday only)
Yellow Route 95 - Highway 95 South - Downtown Yuma Transit Center to San Luis via Somerton, Cocopah Casino, and Gadsden.
NightCAT - Arizona Western College/Northern Arizona University/University of Arizona and specific other destinations in Yuma County and eastern Imperial County night time shuttle. (Operates when college is in session)
WelltonCAT - Friday service door to door service within the Town of Wellton and community of Tacna with service to Fortuna Foothills Walmart.
YCAT OnCall - ADA complementary paratransit service for persons with disabilities unable to ride YCAT buses due to a disability.
YCAT Vanpool - Commuter services to or from employment sites as long as the van starts, ends or travel through Yuma County.
Times are approximate and may vary due to road conditions, weather, traffic conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. YCAT assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions of others, or for lost or stolen or damaged baggage or other personal articles, or for personal items left behind. YCAT passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Timetables shown are approximate and not guaranteed. Passengers should allow extra time for delays.