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DART making more temporary service reductions, most Local Routes will follow Saturday service schedule

Effective, Sunday, April 12, DART will make more temporary reductions to its weekday service. Most DART Local Routes will operate the Saturday service schedule on weekdays. Service will be discontinued on a handful of Local Routes.

DART temporarily reducing access to DART Central Station

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2020, access to DART Central Station will be limited.

DART increases cleaning schedule and procedures for safety of employees and riders

As community spread cases of COVID-19 increase in Iowa, DART is taking further steps to maintain the health of our employees and passengers.

Transit Employee Appreciation Day

Today, DART celebrates Transit Employee Appreciation Day! This holiday honors transit employees, ranging from bus operators to maintenance staff. At DART, we are recognizing nearly 200 employees serving in many different critical roles. If you ride DART today, be sure to thank your operator for their committment to safety and service. Here are a few employees we chose to spotlight this year:

Justin, Fixed Route Operator

DART implements new cleaning procedures due to coronavirus

With continued spread of COVID-19 across the United States, DART is taking proactive steps to help maintain the health and safety of its employees and passengers.

DART implements new cleaning procedures due to coronavirus

With continued spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as novel coronavirus, across the United States, including several cases in Iowa, DART is taking proactive steps to help maintain the health and safety of its employees and passengers.

Try RideShare in March, April or May and get a free month

Go green for spring with DART RideShare! When you sign-up in March, April or May you'll get a month of riding, on us. To get started, email rideshare@ridedart.com and tell us where you are commuting to and from. We'll respond with the available options for your area, and if you can utilize any of them, your first month is free. 

What is RideShare? 

Rider Story: Des Moines Councilman Josh Mandelbaum

DART rider stories allow us the opportunity to highlight transit users' experience with DART. We take a look into their bus-riding habits and gain insight into their opinion on the importance of public transit.

Discover public art via public transit in Greater Des Moines

Murals, or wall art, can be found in all corners of our community. The best part? All of it is accessible by transit! View which routes can take you to various murals in Greater Des Moines, and enjoy the ride.

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