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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.


CitiBus Introduces New Fareboxes

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

DAVENPORT, Iowa The CitiBus transit system in Davenport introduced a new farebox on all their units Monday. http ..

Iowa Public Transit Association Crowns State's Top Bus Drivers

Thursday, July 02, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - July 2, 2015 - Two men earned the prestigious designation of Iowa's top bus drivers by out-performing the field of 32 ..

News Release: IPTA Named Top Transportation Agency in the Nation

Thursday, June 18, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - June 18, 2015 - The Iowa Public Transit Association (IPTA) was recently awarded the 2015 State Leadership Award by th ..

MET Transit Arrives on Google Maps

Monday, May 18, 2015

MET Transit is on the digital bandwagon. The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which provides bus service in Waterloo and Cedar Falls, has ..

Just in time — shuttle services for race weekends

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

With the first races less than a week away, Newton Convention and Visitors Bureau, Iowa Speedway and HIRTA Public Transit have all agreed to ..

Buses, bikes to arrive at new IRL hub this summer

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Bicycles, buses and business. Those are things the city of Coralville plans to attract with its new multimillion-dollar transit hub when it  ..

DART Considers Consolidating Two Bus Routes

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority could soon combine two bus routes into one. The proposal would realign local route 5  ..

Mason City considers seeking help for night transit service

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mason City officials are considering adding nighttime transit service to augment the daytime bus schedule. Transit director Pat Otto ..

Public Transit Photo Contest Underway

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Iowa Public Transit Photography Contest is an opportunity for transit systems and the general public to submit their most creative pictu ..

Iowa's transit systems in need of state funds to replace old fleets

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As federal funding dries up, Iowa’s public transit managers are asking the Legislature for $25 million every year for five years t ..