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  • Jan 7 2013
  • New YCAT Turquoise Route 10 to El Centro Begins

    the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) in partnership with Quechan Indian Tribe and Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC) will be implementing a new transit service to connecting downtown El Centro, Quechan Casino Resort, Winterhaven, CA, downtown Yuma, AZ and the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation ending at the Paradise Casino.   

    The once-weekly Imperial Valley Transit (IVT) Route 3 extension between Holtville, CA and Winterhaven, CA on Wednesdays will be discontinued on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 and replaced by YCAT Turquoise Route 10 on Monday, January 7, 2013.

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  • Dec 23 2012
  • YCAT Service Changes Effective Monday, January 14, 2013

    The Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) is in need to make service changes to improve the overall reliability and performance of the routes. There will be reduction in route miles to several routes. In addition, three new services/routes are proposed for implementation. If you have any questions or want to provide comment on the upcoming service changes, please call (928) 783-2235 or email

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  • Dec 13 2012
  • Ride YCAT's New Holiday GOAround Light Tour On December 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. from Downtown Yuma!

    Join us for the new YCAT Holiday GOAround holiday light tour! This new service will operate on Friday, December 21, Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23, 2012 departing the Downtown Yuma Transit Center at 7:30 p.m. returning one and half hour later.  Free parking is available at the parking lot across the street from the Transit Center located at 200 Gila Street (corner of 3rd Street and Gila Street) at the historic Hotel Del Sol building.

    Holiday music and hot beverages will be provided on board buses.  The best holiday lights will be visited in central Yuma. The fare for this service will be $2.00 one way for adults and $1.00 for students, seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare card holders. Regular 1-Day, 10-Ride, and 31-Day Passes are accepted on the route.  

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  • Nov 7 2012
  • Join YCAT and Yuma Community Food Bank to Drive Away Hunger!

    Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA) and Yuma Community Food Bank will partner on holding the 1st ever Stuff the Bus food drive to drive away hunger in Yuma County.  Starting on Monday, November 12, 2012 through Saturday, December 15, 2012, any time someone brings a non-perishable food donation on board a Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT) bus, a free ride would be provided.

    The food collected in this year’s campaign will go toward feeding thousands of Yuma County residents this holiday season.YCIPTA and Yuma Community Food Bank are proud to serve our community through the annual Stuff the Bus food drive and to assist the food banks in feeding the area’s hungry during the holiday season.

    Suggested Donations:

    • Boxed stuffing
    • Boxed mashed potatoes
    • Packaged bread crumbs
    • Canned cranberry sauce
    • Canned Yams
    • Canned vegetables

    For more information on the Stuff the Bus campaign, visit or

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  • Oct 25 2012
  • YCIPTA Twitter Sign Up Contest!

    Follow us on Twitter for a chance to win a FREE 31-Day YCATPass. You can stay informed and WIN! The YCATPass is valued at $60! To be eligible, you have to follow us on Twitter AND comment on our contest post before Nov. 17, 2012. A winner will be selected at random and announced on Twitter. Good luck!  To sign up for Twitter, click here:

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  • Oct 15 2012
  • Ride YCAT to UA-Yuma!

    UA students, facility and employees of the UA-Yuma Campus are eligible to purchase a transit sticker for use on the Yuma County Area Transit (YCAT) bus system. The cost of the sticker is $5.00 and can be purchased from Tanya Hodges, Coordinator, and Academic Outreach Programs in the Ag & Science Bldg. 137 & 138.  For more details, hours to purchase stickers or information, please call (928) 271-9560  or email:


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  • Jun 1 2012
  • NEW Blue Route 5 - Quechan Shuttle!

    Are you looking to go win big at The "Q"?  Do you live on the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation?  Need to visit a friend in Winterhaven?  Look no further - YCAT is now in California serving Winterhaven and Fort Yuma Indian Reservation on the new Blue Route 5 - Quechan Shuttle. Service operates hourly, Monday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 7:08 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:15 a.m. to 5:08 p.m. Connect to this route at Paradise Casino through the Red Route 1.  For more details on Blue Route 5 - click here!

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  • Dec 30 2011
  • Future of Transit In Yuma County

    The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and Yuma County has completed the Yuma Regional Transit Study to identify transit corridors and develop a transit system design and implementation plan based on three different funding scenarios.

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