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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.

Rider Story: Tammi B.

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.

Artist Sheena Rose announced for 6th Avenue Corridor bus shelter art project

The 6th Avenue Corridor Urban Neighborhood Main Street Program and the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation have selected contemporary artist Sheena Rose for the 6th Avenue Corridor Bus Shelter public art project.

DART to the Iowa Caucuses

The Iowa Democratic Party and Iowa GOP partnered with DART to offer free rides after 4 p.m. on Caucus night. This includes rides on DART Fixed Routes and free rides to and from Caucus sites on Paratransit.

DART Social Media Policy

View DART's new Social Media Policy, in effect as of 1/9/2020.

DART Social Media Policy

Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) Social Media Policy This policy outlines the expectations for respectful social media usage and interaction. DART’s mission is Enriching Lives, Connecting Communities, Expanding Opportunities. DART social media is intended to share information, news and updates about DART services to the general public. Our social media accounts, including, without limitation, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Nextdoor and Instagram, are regularly monitored from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. If using DART’s social media platforms outside of these hours, on the weekend, or on a holiday, do not anticipate optimal information or responsiveness.

Local nonprofits invited to apply for van donation

DART will donate three retired RideShare vans to nonprofit organizations, community groups or government agencies within DART’s service area this fall. Applications are due November 22.

Transit Tunes

We asked DART staff to tell us their favorite music to listen to on the bus, and we received a bus load of suggestions! Here are our top picks.

Major changes made to DART's service in Oct. 2019

DART made major changes to its service in Oct. 2019. Changes included updates to routes and schedules for several Local and Express Routes and the introduction of DART's Flex Connect Pilot.
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