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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.


David Sturch takes the wheel as MET Transit new general manager

Monday, April 20, 2020

Waterloo--Today’s MET Transit vehicles are a far cry from those Mark Little drove when he was hired in 1980 by the local bus  ..

New Job Posting | Region XII COG Transit Director

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Region XII COG is seeking qualified applicants to serve as its Transit Director. This position answers to the Executive Director and ope ..

Register for FTA Teleconference

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is inviting industry stakeholders to join the leadership from the U.S. Department of Transporta ..

National RTAP Hosts Peer Roundtables in Response to COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020

National RTAP is hosting two Peer Roundtables this week, and possibly more in the future, to give you a chance to share your challenges  ..

IPTA Webinar Series on Board Governance

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Register Now for IPTA's Webinar Series on Board Governance, led by Susan Leahy, the creator of Robert's Rules Made Simple. The fir ..

Gov. Reynolds Issues a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR DES MOINES - Gov. Reynolds issued a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency activating the public hea ..

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Monday, March 16, 2020

Iowa Public Transit Association has been monitoring and seeking out best practices in the response to coronavirus disease 2019 (CO ..

Cutting Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Will Harm Community-Level Public Transportation

Friday, January 24, 2020

As has been discussed previously on the Health Affairs Blog (here (https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20170920.06 ..

DART Partners with RAYGUN Stores

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

We have some exciting news to share! Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) has partnered with RAYGUN (https:// ..

American Public Transportation Association Hails U.S. Senate Passage of Jones-McSally Amendment to Minibus Appropriations Bill

Monday, November 04, 2019

Statement by Paul Skoutelas, President & CEO “The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and its  ..