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IPTA News

More than 23 million rides are provided annually by Iowa's transit systems. Public transit service is provided in every county in Iowa. Iowa transit systems rely on state and federal transit assistance to make rides available and affordable for Iowans. Local support such as tax revenue, fares, and donations provide a large share of agencies' operating budgets.


IPTA Partnership with MPTA and National RTAP on ADA Toolkit Overview

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Join Us on July 22! IPTA Partnerhship with MPTA and National RTAP on ADA Toolkit Overview The Iowa Public Transit Association  ..

FTA Announces $130 Million in Grants for Projects to Expand Advanced Bus Technologies Nationwide

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

FTA today announced $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program (https://lnks.gd/l/eyJ ..

Committee Leaders Unveil the INVEST in America Act, a Transformational Surface Transportation Bill to Bring Nation’s Infrastructure into a New Era

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Chair DeFazio: “The INVEST in America Act is our opportunity to replace the outdated systems of the past with smarter, safer, more resil ..

Recordings for All 4-State Calls on COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Below are the links for all three 4-State calls held to discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. April 1 - https://yout ..

Linn County LIFTS Provides Food Pantry Delivery Services

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Linn County LIFTS (https://www.linncounty.org/142/LIFTS) has continued to provide rides to essential medical appointments, along with r ..

Webinar Recording Available! Susan Leahy Series: : Board Roles and Responsibilities - Chairing with Confidence & the Role of the Board

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Recording Available! Click to access the recording for the webinar: Board Roles and Responsibilities - Chairing with Confidence ..

Recording Available! May 13 IPTA Member Call on COVID-19 with 4-States

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Listen Now to the IPTA Membership Call with 4 States to Discuss the Coronavirus 2019 COVID-19 Pandemic from May 13, 2020. Password:  ..

DART's Partnership to Provide Food Pantry Delivery Services

Saturday, May 09, 2020

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) (https://www.ridedart.com/) has had an existing partnership with the Des Moin ..

Questions on CARES Act Funding

Monday, May 04, 2020

We have had a few questions come in to IPTA concerning whether staff had to be rehired to qualify for CARES Act funding. The follo ..

Webinar Recording Available! Susan Leahy Series: Secrets to Transforming Your Board from a Group to a Team

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Recording Available! Click to access the recording for the webinar: Secrets to Transforming Your board from a Group to a  ..