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.

FTA Video Highlights Grants - Iowa Mentioned

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

To support bus transit nationwide, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded funds for Bus & Bus Facilities competitive grant ..

Iowa receives $17 million in TIGER Grants from FTA

Monday, March 12, 2018

City of Burlington, Iowa Government Downtown/Riverfront Revitalization Project $17,000,000 will be used to convert parts of Main ..

A New Way to Get to Work

Monday, March 12, 2018

By Lisa Kremer Communication Manager Buchanan County Economic Development Commission Buchanan County Economic Development k ..

Sarpy County Companies, Officials Change Transit Program's Routes

Thursday, March 01, 2018

A transportation program in Sarpy County is changing its routes after the first few months provided mixed results. The pro ..

Should all roads be toll roads?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Should all roads be toll roads? An interesting look at infrastructure cost from a Wired.com article (https://www.wired.com/story/gas-tax ..

Director of the Federal Transit Administration: Who Is Thelma Drake?

Monday, February 26, 2018

Thelma Day Drake, a former congresswoman from Virginia, was nominated February 14, 2018, to be director of the Federal Transit Administr ..

Vanpool campaign targets commuters on I-380

Friday, February 23, 2018

Vanpool campaign targets commuters on I-380, By Alicia Tarancon, KCRG-TV9 | Posted: Mon 3:40 AM, Feb 19, 2018 | Updated: Mon 8:46 AM, Fe ..

Medicaid Challenges For NE Iowa Residents

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Northeast Iowa - As governmental agencies tighten their belts due to decreased funding, many find the “belt” has turned into a “noose,”  ..

Iowa Medicaid providers hit with $1.5 million in penalties

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Iowa has assessed $1.5 million in penalties against the three companies that managed the state's Medicaid program for failing to meet pe ..

Public Transit Included in Driver and ID Conference

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Office of Public Transit presented at Driver & Identification Services Conference which brought more than 500 drivers to Des Moines  ..