2024 Fixed Route Schedule

2024 PLANNED CLOSURES – Posted 11/14/23

  • Monday, January 1st (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, January 15th (MLK Day)
  • Friday, January 19th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Friday, February 16th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Monday, February 19th (President’s Day)
  • Friday, March 15th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Friday, April 19th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Monday, May 13th (Cultural Awareness Day)
  • Friday, May 17th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Monday, May 27th (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, June 17th (Whitebird Memorial)
  • Wednesday, June 19th (Juneteenth)
  • Friday, June 21st (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Thursday, July 4th (Independence Day)
  • Friday, July 19th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Friday, August 9th (Big Hole Memorial)
  • Friday, August 16th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day)
  • Friday, September 20th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Friday, October 4th (Bear Paw Memorial)
  • Friday, October 18th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Monday, November 11th (Veteran’s Day)
  • Friday, November 15th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Thursday, November 28th (Thanksgiving Break)
  • Friday, November 29th (Thanksgiving Break)
  • Friday, December 20th (Scheduled Monthly Maintenance)
  • Wednesday, December 25th (Christmas)


Drivers will assist passengers on or off the vehicle at their request. If you need special assistance on and off the bus, please call ahead of time and make arrangements. Safety concerns do not allow the drivers to assist passengers beyond the doorway of the bus.

Passengers may request the ramp or wheelchair lift be extended to board or depart the vehicle. Each passenger is allowed as many packages as he/she can carry. The Appaloosa Express Transit System and/or drivers will not be responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.


Route #22

  • Services Lapwai-Culdesac-Lewiston , Orofino area.
  • Cost is $1 per boarding & $2-Orofino
  • Monthly Pass $30 (pro-rated fare $15 when purchased after the 15th of each month)
  • Senior Citizen 55+ Monthly Passes $25 (pro-rated fare $13 if purchased after 15th of each month)

Route #16 & Route #8

  • Services Kooskia-Kamiah-Orofino-Lapwai-Lewiston area.
  • Cost is $2 per boarding
  • Monthly Pass $45 (pro-rated fare $23 when purchased after the 15th of each month.)
  • Senior Citizen 55+ Monthly Passes $40 (pro-rated fare $20 if purchased after the 15th of each month)  

ALL passes can be paid by:  cash, check or money order & given to bus driver.

Appaloosa Express monthly passes are accepted by Lewiston Transit & Asotin PTBA.


  • On-Demand Service is a door-to-door service for appointments, shopping, etc., and requires 72 hour notice.
  • The Complimentary Para-Transit Service is part of the fixed route system.
  • ALL other trips are paid to the driver upon boarding of the transit vehicle.
  • Drivers can make change when possible.
  • All vans and buses are handicap accessible.


To the extent not in conflict with the Indian preference authorized for Self-Determination Act contracts by 25 U.S.C. § 450(b), Appaloosa Express Transit operates its program and services without regard to race, creed, color or national origin with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act and other applicable laws.

A complaint must be in writing and be addressed to: Nez Perce Tribe Human Resource Department, Title IV Program, P.O. Box 365, Lapwai, ID 83540. For information, call (208) 843-7332