HopeSource transportation is a convenient low-cost service available to all citizens of Kittitas County.
Whether it's a trip to the store, doctor's office or to visit a friend, HopeSource transportation provides a door-to-door service...we pick you up at your door and deliver you to your destination.
Our service area currently includes the following locations:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm - Mon. thru Fri.
Weekdays 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
To schedule your ride you must call 48 hours ahead of time. Cut off for reservations is 2 pm daily. 509.933.2287 or 509.674.2251
HopeSource Transit is a priority based door-to-door transportation service. Priorities are senior medical and nutrition, general public medical, social services, and employment. Rides for any other reasons, such as hair appointments, general shopping trips, or recreation, will be referred to Central Transit if the passenger lives in Ellensburg.
Reservations for HopeSource Transit and changes to existing trips may be scheduled with Dispatch at the RideLine Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Monday rides must be scheduled by 2:00 p.m. the Thursday before. Tuesday rides following a Monday holiday must be scheduled by 2:00 p.m. the Thursday before.
Rides may be booked 2 to 14 days in advance of the appointment. Certain hours of the day may already be heavily booked, so the dispatcher may suggest a substitute time. We recommend flexibility if your trip does not require a specific time. Reservations are required for all trips. Same day reservations are not available. Changes to a ride must be made during booking hours the day before. Same day changes are considered on a space available basis. Bus operators are not able to accept or change reservations.
Central Transit operates 7:00 am to 9:30 pm Monday through Friday and 8:00 am to 8:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. There are 27 stops, including Crestview, SURC, Safeway, Fred Meyer, Super One, McDonald's, Grand Meridian Theater, and KVCH. With two busses on the road, there is a bus at each stop every 20 to 25 minutes. Each bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift and securements.