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Charley Falmlen, Transit Program Manager
1016 Diers Avenue, Suite 119 
Grand Island, NE 68803 

(308) 646-0069 

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COVID-19 Response -

Effective Monday, April 6, 2020, public transit service through CRANE Public Transit will provide service for essential trips. 

It is strongly suggested that public transit is only utilized for essential services, those which cannot be performed in any other capacity, such as online or over the phone.  Use of public transit for social and other non-essential purposes is strongly discouraged. Anyone who is experiencing, or has been near someone experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath should follow call-in protocols with medical professionals, and should not attempt to use public transit.

Respuesta de COVID-19: 

A partir del lunes 6 de abril de 2020, el servicio de transporte público a través de CRANE Public Transit brindará servicios para viajes esenciales.

Se recomienda encarecidamente que el transporte público solo se utilice para servicios esenciales, aquellos que no se pueden realizar de ninguna otra manera, como en línea o por teléfono. Se desaconseja el uso del transporte público para fines sociales y otros fines no esenciales. Cualquier persona que experimente o haya estado cerca de alguien que experimente síntomas como fiebre, tos o falta de aliento debe seguir los protocolos de llamada con profesionales médicos y no debe intentar usar el transporte público.


The City of Grand Island currently contracts with Senior Citizens Industries, Inc. to provide transit service for the general public in the City of Grand Island and Hall County under the name "CRANE Public Transit." CRANE stands for Central Ride Agency of NEbraska.  More information about this service is listed below.


 Make sure to check out the Transit Needs Assessment and the planning for the Grand Island/Kearney/Hastings InterCity Service.


Customer Service Contact: Cecelia Grotz
1016 Diers Avenue, Suite 119 
Grand Island, NE 68803 

Phone: (308) 646-0069

Description of System
CRANE Public Transit services the residents of Hall County, Nebraska. This is a portal-to-portal, demand-response service that operates within the city limits of Grand Island while serving the communities of Alda, Wood River, Cairo, and Doniphan. A minimum 24-hour notice is required from an individual needing transportation. Rides often book farther out than 24-hours, so please call further in advance, if possible.

Rate: $2.00 per boarding

Youth Ridership: Ages 12 and up may ride without an accompanying adult.  Youth Ridership Registration is required.  Contact CRANE Pubic Transit at 308-646-0069 to register Youth Riders.

Days and Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Buses Run: 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Holidays: CRANE Public Transit is closed on the following holidays: 

  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Memorial Day - Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day - July 4
  • Labor Day - First Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving Day - Fourth Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day - December 25

The City of Grand Island's Transit Division observes City Holidays.