Vancouver, WA 98661


About C-TRAN


2425 NE 65th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98661
United States of America
(360) 695-0123

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Since 1981, C‑TRAN has provided the citizens of Clark County with safe, reliable and convenient public transportation throughout the Clark County service area. Today C-TRAN also provide Express commuter service to downtown Portland, Lloyd District, and Marquam Hill; Limited bus service with connections to the nearest light rail station; and three Connector service areas within the city limits of Camas, La Center, and Ridgefield.

Products and Press Releases


C-TRAN names Alexandra Mather director of government and community relations

Feb. 22, 2024
Mather will be directly responsible for the agency’s intergovernmental affairs, community relations and outreach.

Annette Shaw named C-TRAN COO

Feb. 2, 2024
Shaw will be responsible for C-TRAN’s largest division, with oversight of fixed-route operations, paratransit and The Current on-demand service, including C-TRAN’s supervisory...

Leann M. Caver appointed C-TRAN CEO

Jan. 31, 2024
Leann M. Caver will become the sixth CEO of the agency, taking over for outgoing CEO Shawn M. Donaghy.
Calgary Transit

City of Calgary reveals service plans during nine-day closure of Red Line and northbound Macleod Trail

Nov. 16, 2023
The closure will occur between the evening of Nov. 24 and the morning of Dec. 4 while construction on the Victoria Park/Stampede Station rebuild project takes place.
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C-TRAN cuts ribbon on The Vine on Mill Plain

Oct. 2, 2023
The Vine on Mill Plain is C-TRAN's second BRT line and will serve 37 new stations along a 10-mile corridor between downtown Vancouver and the new Mill Plain Transit Center.

C-TRAN appoints Leann M. Caver as deputy CEO

Sept. 28, 2023
Caver will be responsible for the agency’s diversity, equity and inclusion team, including C-TRAN's organizational development initiatives and the agency’s customer experience...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

C-TRAN teams up with CarMedialab to further goal of a completely zero-emission fleet by 2040

CarMedialab’s MOBILEcharge charge management system will optimize the C-TRAN's charging process between the electric vehicles and the energy grid.

C-TRAN's Mill Plain BRT line to begin service Oct. 1

June 15, 2023
The Vine on Mill Plain, C-TRAN's second BRT line, will serve 37 new stations along a 10-mile corridor between downtown Vancouver and the Clark College Columbia Tech Center campus...
Fare Collection

C-TRAN Board of Directors approves extension of C-TRAN’s current fares

Dec. 15, 2022
The C-TRAN board originally lowered local and express fares as a 12-month temporary fare reduction through 2022.
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Car Sharing

C-TRAN introduces new on-demand service

Jan. 19, 2022
Customers can schedule a ride on The Current through a new mobile app or by phone for door-to-door service.

Articles & News

Left to right: Laura Merry, Leann Caver and Tim Shellenberger.

C-TRAN promotes three to leadership team

April 11, 2023
Laura Merry advances to chief of staff, while Leann Caver and Tim Shellenberger enter C-TRAN’s C-suite as chief operations officer and chief maintenance officer, respectively....
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Safety & Security

Transit spotlights fight against human trafficking in January

Jan. 17, 2023
Transit agencies are joining the global effort to bring awareness to the problem and ensure the industry supports efforts to combat modern slavery.
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Employee Initiative Drives Growth and Success at C-TRAN

Sept. 20, 2022
Establishing a work environment that celebrates communication and authenticity empowers employees to spark change and forge new paths for continued growth and success.
Jenapher L. Dues, Manager of Human Resources, C-TRAN
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2022 40 Under 40: Jenapher L. Dues

Aug. 23, 2022
Jenapher L. Dues, Manager of Human Resources, C-TRAN
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Turning a BRT Line into a Successful Network

March 22, 2022
C-TRAN and Metro Transit offer examples of how expanding a BRT line to a network offers a host of opportunities to bring better service, improved efficiency and better cost-effectivenes...
C-TRAN held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 for the Mill Plain BRT project, its second The Vine BRT line.

C-TRAN breaks ground on Mill Plain BRT

The 10-mile project will be the second BRT route added to The Vine service and will connect downtown Vancouver, Wash., to Clark College’s Columbia Tech Center campus.
CDTA will use its CIG funding to deliver the region's third BRT route. The Washington Western BRT will connect the downtown Albany Bus Terminal to Crossgates Mall.

FTA awards three BRT projects with combined $164.1 million

Sept. 27, 2021
The funding is provided to the projects through the Capital Investment Grants Program and will help riders in Utah, New York state and Washington state better connect with services...
C-TRAN passengers will be able to access real-time arrival information, trip planning and other features using the Transit app.
Mobile Applications

Transit partners with C-TRAN and Mountain Line to provide real-time information

Riders in Flagstaff, Ariz., and Clark County, Wash., can access real-time information and planning tools provided by the partnership.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

C-TRAN awards GILLIG contract to bring first electric buses into fleet

July 23, 2021
The contract is for eight 40-foot buses and associated charging equipment.
Eric Florip, Public Affairs Coordinator, C-TRAN
40 Under 40

2020 40 Under 40: Eric Florip

Aug. 18, 2020
Eric Florip, Public Affairs Coordinator, C-TRAN

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C-TRAN's Board has approved a temporary reduction in fares on Local and Express routes in 2022.
Fare Collection

C-TRAN Board green lights temporary fare reduction in 2022

Dec. 16, 2021
Local and Express routes will see a 12-month reduction aimed at easing the cost of transportation on those who rely on C-TRAN for their mobility needs.
C-VAN riders will be able to use Hop Fastpass beginning Nov. 1, 2020.

C-TRAN expanding Hop Fastpass to C-VAN riders

C-VAN paratransit riders will be able to utilize the contactless fare option beginning Nov. 1.
C-Tran is piloting renewable diesel, which is compatible with its entire existing fleet.
Gas, Diesel, CNG & LNG

C-Tran begins testing of renewable diesel

May 27, 2020
The agency says maintenance cost per mile and fuel cost per mile have both dropped on vehicles using the renewable diesel.
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C-TRAN appoints new deputy CEO

Jan. 13, 2020
Monica C. Fowler has been selected for the position.
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C-TRAN receives top award from APTA

July 10, 2019
The Clark County Public Transit Benefit Area Authority (C-TRAN) has been named the 2019 National Mid-sized Transit System of the Year by the American Public Transportation Association...

Ride Route 37 with Vancouver City Councilor Ty Stober Thursday

Oct. 23, 2018
Vancouver City Councilor Ty Stober will meet with riders on board Route 37 Thursday, October 25.

C-TRAN Launches Cigarette Butt Recycling Program

Oct. 10, 2018
A new C-TRAN program will prevent thousands of discarded cigarette butts from going into landfills. Instead, they’ll be recycled.

Long-Time C-TRAN Coach Operator to Retire After 37 Years

July 18, 2018
Alan Halgren, one of C-TRAN’s longest-tenured coach operators, is retiring this week after 37 years behind the wheel. He drove his final shift on Friday, June 29.

C-TRAN Completes FTA Triennial Review with Impressive ‘No Deficiency’ Finding

July 10, 2018
Mandated by Congress in 1982, the FTA’s Triennial Review examines grantee performance every three years in 17 key areas, including those that carry the highest risk potential ...