Transit Options

Accessible Service

Wheelchair Accessibility – All of Yakima Transit’s buses kneel to accommodate walkers and those who have difficulty climbing stairs. Yakima Transit routes are designated as “Accessible.”  All of Yakima Transit’s buses have a lift or ramp in order to accommodate passengers using mobility devices, such as wheelchairs or walkers.

Other Options

Connecting transit services

Airport services the Yakima Air Terminal is serviced by Horizon Air.

Ben Franklin Transit connects using the People For People Community Connector to Prosser and continues on to the Tri-Cities. Ben Franklin Transit is located at 1000 Columbia Park Trail, Richland WA 99352-4798. Call (509) 735-5100.

Central Washington Airporter stops in Yakima, Ellensburg, Cle Elum, SEATAC and Seattle. Call (866) 235-5247.

Pahto Public Passage operates service (schedule) in Toppenish and surrounding communities.  Connections can be made to Toppenish through the People For People Community Connector.

Public transportation options The Community Connector (People for People) operates in Yakima County from 6am to 8pm and travels from Yakima to Prosser and back several times each weekday. Contact People for People at 457-1111 for route and schedule information.

Union Gap Transit

The Yakima-Ellensburg Commuter travels between Yakima & Ellensburg from the Yakima Air Terminal and Central Washington University Monday through Friday between 6:00am and 6:40pm.  A copy of their schedule can be found in Yakima Transit’s bus book.  The fares for this service are $5 for a one-way ticket or $150 for a monthly pass.  Passes available are available at the Yakima Transit Center, Yakima Public Works, Yakima City Hall, Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, and the CWU Wildcat Shop.

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