CARTS: Connecting Rural Marion and Polk Counties
If you live in rural Marion and Polk counties, Salem-Keizer Transit connects you with the places you want to go through the Chemeketa Area Regional Transportation System (CARTS). CARTS buses run Monday through Friday, and CARTS Routes 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 all connect to the downtown Salem Transit Mall. CARTS provides public transportation service to the following communities:
CARTS10 – Woodburn/Salem
CARTS20 – Silverton/Salem
CARTS30 – Canyon Connector
CARTS40 – Polk County
CARTS50 – Dallas/Salem Express
Use transit in your area without having to travel into Salem. Rides on CARTS flex routes must be scheduled two business days in advance. CARTS buses can make deviations for any passenger who requests it. However, the number of deviations may be limited in order to keep the bus on schedule. To make a reservation, call 503-315-5544.
CARTS25 – North Marion
CARTS35 – Canyon Corridor
CARTS45 – Polk Connector
- Cherriots in Salem and Keizer. Most CARTS buses go to the Salem Transit Mall where Cherriots buses can be met. Hop on a Cherriots bus to West Salem's Glen Creek Transit Center to connect with Yamhill County Transit to get to Amity and McMinnville.
- Canby Area Transit (CAT) connects with the Woodburn/Salem CARTS route at Bi-Mart in Woodburn and can connect with SMART & TriMet.
- South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) can be caught at the Transit Mall & will take you to Wilsonville where you can also connect with TriMet in Portland.