About DART


The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) is the largest public transit agency in Iowa. DART provides transportation anyone can access through services that include 25+ bus routes, paratransit, on demand and on call. Resources support those who vanpool, walk or bike to move through the region in an efficient and affordable way. Services connect thousands of people every day to jobs, school, medical appointments, entertainment and more. 

DART serves Altoona, Ankeny, Bondurant, Clive, Des Moines, Grimes, Johnston, Pleasant Hill, Polk County, Urbandale, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.


Enriching Lives, Connecting Communities, Expanding Opportunities.


Facilitate affordable, seamless mobility options that support economic prosperity for all.


DART is operated with the support of local property taxes and fare revenue. The Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024) budget reflects the transformations that will take place in the transit system and agency. 

Cover of the 2025 DART Budget Book

To download the complete FY2025 DART Budget Book, click here.

To download the complete FY2024 DART Budget Book, click here.


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