Helena Area Transit Service(HATS)is the bus service for the City of Helena. HATS operation is Monday through Friday excluding weekends and holidays. We offer a Checkpoint bus, a East Valley bus, and ADA Complementary Curb-to-Curb / Para Transit bus. Please refer to bus scheduling for times and locations of the buses.
The ADA Complementary Curb-to-Curb / Para Transit bus runs every hour and half hour starting as early as 7:00am and ending at 6:00pm. This service is for approved ADA appliancants. The applications can be found on-line at www.helenamt.gov. Go into departments - Public Works - HATS. The application is on the HATS page close to the bottom. The applications can also be picked up at the HATS office or on the HATS buses.
The Check Point Bus is a fixed route bus with 20 stops. No call in is required. The Check Point runs every 70 minutes starting at 7:00am with the last run beginning at 5:00pm and ending at the HATS office at 6:12pm.
The East Valley Bus is a deviated fixed route. A call in is required for an approved ADA pick up that is not at a designated bus stop. The East Valley Bus runs every hour starting at 7:00am to 11:00am - then again at 1:00pm to 4:00pm ending at the HATS office at 5:00pm.
For additional information call 447-8080 or visit our website.
1415 North Montana Avenue
Helena, MT 59601