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 Member Among CTAA Board Members Chosen

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

CTAA congratulates the winners of its recent regional Board of Directors elections: Randy Zobrist – Midwest Region – River Bend Tran ..

Iowa DOT Honors Public Transit Systems

Thursday, June 08, 2017

POSTED ON: JUNE 07, 2017 AMES, Iowa – June 7, 2017 – Transit systems from Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Atlantic have been honored by ..

Iowa's Top Bus Drivers Selected at Iowa Public Transit Association's Annual Roadeo

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

DES MOINES, IA — (June 5, 2017) Two bus drivers from Iowa will compete in the International Roadeo events in Tampa, Florida next s ..

DART governance plan could have overtones for other regional issues

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

By Kent Darr (http://www.businessrecord.com/Content/Default/Contact-Us/Article/Kent-Darr/179/854/54390) | Senior Staff Writer, Bus ..

Transportation symposium: Ideas for regional collaboration discussed

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Carl Lingen, IPTA Executive Director, was selected as one of the panelists for The Gazette (http://www.thegazette.com/) Iowa Ideas for R ..

Iowa City Chosen as 1 of 10 Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds to Encourage Testing of New Technologies

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

View the full article here (https://www.transportation.gov/briefing-room/dot1717) from U.S. Department of Transportation. WASH ..

Three Iowa Area Organizations Receive Retired DART RideShare Vans

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Three area non-profit organizations received retired RideShare vans through the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority's (DART) van  ..

MetroLINK: A Community Partner

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

View the full article here (http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/12296569/metrolink-a-community-partner) from Mass Transit Magazine.  ..

DART brings in reinforcements in expansion debate

Thursday, January 26, 2017

By Perry Beeman | Senior Staff Writer The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority has asked key business and government groups ..

"DART Forward" at ICREA meeting

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Elizabeth Presutti, CEO of the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, will present the preliminary DART Forward 2035 plan for an ex ..