Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT) provides local transit services for Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Verde Villages. CAT operates four fixed routes plus complementary Paratransit services.
Fixed bus routes run Monday thru Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., serving signed bus stops along their routes. The routes connect every 45 minutes at the 6th Street entrance to the Cottonwood Library where you can transfer from one route to the other, transfer to Verde Lynx, which connects to Sedona, or the Yavapai-Apache Nation Transit bus which connects to Camp Verde and Greyhound.
Blue Route – Central Cottonwood and Verde Villages, twice in the morning, twice in the late afternoon.
Yellow Route – Central Cottonwood to Verde Valley Manor
Red Route – Cottonwood, Clarkdale, Pine Shadows, and Yavapai College
Green Route Shoppers Route – Old Town to Walmart
Direct Bus Service between Cottonwood and Sedona - 7 Days a Week, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. Monday thru Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Verde Lynx buses run from the Cottonwood Library to the municipal parking lot in Uptown Sedona and down SH 179 to Poco Diablo Resort.
Route Maps with a list of bus stops and complete schedules can be obtained from the bus drivers or found on the City of Cottonwood web site or may be picked up at the CAT office, Library, Rec Center, and Finance offices in Cottonwood and Sedona. Multi-trip and monthly passes may be purchased at the same locations or call 928.634.2287.
Pay fare as you board bus. Exact change required as drivers do not carry change. Day Passes allow you to ride all day on CAT buses and are available from the drivers.
All vehicles are wheelchair accessible and operated in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
CAT complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Service will be provided without regard to race, color, National origin, age, sex or disability. To file a civil rights complaint, contact ADOT Civil Rights Office, 1135 N. 22nd Ave., Mail Drop 154A, Phoenix, AZ 85009, 602.712.7761.
Information about the transit agency, including information in non-English alternative formats, may be obtained through the transit office at 928.634.2287. Information on Yavapai-Apache Nation Transit and Greyhound may be obtained from their office at 928.649.7129.