Take a Ride with Rural Resources

Take a ride with Rural Resources

Whether it’s a lift to a doctor’s appointment five miles down the road or a quick trip to the grocery store and home again, Rural Resources offers transportation opportunities to serve residents of our rural community. For reservations or more information, contact us directly at 509-684-2961 or 800-776-9026.

Dial-a-ride bus service: We operate local bus service in Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties. Learn more.

Commuter routes: Fixed route service at 50 cents per one-way trip between Kettle Falls, Colville and Chewelah for morning and late afternoon commuters. (Passes can be purchased at the Rural Resources main office in $20 denominations for 40 trips.) Transfers occur in Colville for passengers traveling between Kettle Falls and Chewelah. Click here for the current schedule.

Seniors: Volunteer drivers and mini-buses offer weekly transportation to Diner’s Choice meal sites and shopping in Republic, Kettle Falls, Colville, Chewelah and Newport.

Shopping/medical/social trips: We transport passengers from rural communities into Colville, Chewelah or Kettle Falls every two weeks for shopping, medical appointments or to visit friends and family. Learn more.

Carpools: Check out www.rideshareonline.com.

Intercity Transit Services
Rural Resources has the ability to sell intercity bus tickets to or from anywhere in the country using Gold Line, Greyhound, Trailways or any other carrier party to the intercity bus network.

Other transportation options: If you need transportation that doesn’t seem to fit any of the services listed above, please feel free to contact the Transportation Division at 1-800-776-9026.

Comments, grievances and complaints: Rural Resources Transportation welcomes all comments and/or complaints. Please communicate via any of the following ways:

  • Phone: 1-800-776-9026 or 509-684 2961
  • Fax: 509-684-5787
  • Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
  • Drop-off/mail to: Rural Resources Transportation Dept., 956 S. Main St., Colville, WA  99114
  • For those with limited English-speaking abilities, Rural Resources can be contacted using the AT&T Language Line.
  • Download the comment form

No client will be discriminated against because of race, religion, color, gender, pregnancy, age (including those over 40), national origin (including ancestry), ethnicity, disability (as defined in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act), marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.

Dial-a-ride bus service

We operate local bus service in Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties for residents of those areas. We ask a suggested donation of 50 cents per one-way trip. Reservations are required – call 1-800-776-9026 to make a reservation before Noon for afternoon service and by 3:00 p.m. the day before for morning service.

Ferry County: Operates between Republic and Curlew, Monday through Thursday, between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Stevens County: Operates between Kettle Falls and Colville, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Pend Oreille County: Operates between Newport and the Kalispel Reservation Wellness Center near Usk, Monday through Thursday, as a flexible, fixed-route service, with limited dial-a-ride service along the way. Download the schedule for more information. Service also is available on Fridays between Metaline Falls and Newport. Service arrives in Newport between 9:00 and 9:15 a.m. and returns from Newport between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m. This bus meets with the Special Mobility Services bus at Safeway in Newport for those passengers who wish to travel to Spokane. Reservations into Spokane must be made by Monday in order to ensure space available on the Spokane Shuttle. Special Mobility Services charges $3 each way for transportation into Spokane.

All services comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Service animals and attendants are always welcome.