HIRTA News Blog

(AMES ONLY) IMPORTANT Change to Dial-A-Ride

Julia Castillo - Thursday, January 23, 2020

Dial-A-Ride Fare Media Change - Yellow Tickets Utilized Again!

Effective January 1, 2020, CyRide will no longer be selling or offering HIRTA Bucks to be used for Dial-A-Ride service. CyRide will again be utilizing the yellow $1.00 (regular fare) tickets to be used to pay fare for Dial-A-Ride service.

Post Date: 12/07/2019  

Effective January 1, 2020, CyRide will no longer be selling or offering HIRTA Bucks to be used for Dial-A-Ride service. CyRide will again be utilizing the yellow $1.00 (regular fare) tickets to be used to pay fare for Dial-A-Ride service. Discontinuing the HIRTA Buck for Dial-A-Ride service allows our customers more flexibility with the yellow tickets which can be used for Dial-A-Ride service as well as CyRide’s Fixed Route service. The fare for Dial-A-Ride will remain $2.00 per ride for Dial-A-Ride trips and of course cash fare is still accepted.

Yellow (regular fare) ticket books can be purchased at CyRide or through our other sales outlets at a cost of $10.00 for 10 tickets.

HIRTA Bucks can still be purchased through HIRTA and other outlets to be used for HIRTA services only, but NOT Dial-A-Ride services.   Please note that HIRTA Bucks can continue to be used for Dial-A-Ride service through January 31, 2020.   If you have any questions, please call CyRide at 515-292-1100 and ask to speak to CyRide's Operations Manager, Rob Holm.

Help Support HIRTA

Brooke Ramsey - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Want to help support HIRTA? When you shop at Amazon, Amazon will make a donation to HIRTA’s non-profit, Heart of Transit. All you have to do is use this link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/83-2734221

Holiday Closure Reminder

Brooke Ramsey - Friday, December 27, 2019
A friendly reminder: HIRTA will be closed in observance of the holiday on Wednesday 1/1/20, if you need to reschedule your routine trip to another day, please contact our customer service department at 1-877-686-0029 or erides@ridehirta.com . Thank you and have a safe and warm holiday. 

Closed Notice

Julia Castillo - Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Holiday Closure Reminder

Brooke Ramsey - Friday, December 20, 2019
A friendly reminder: HIRTA will be closed in observance of the holiday on Wednesday 12/25/19, if you need to reschedule your routine trip to another day, please contact our customer service department at 1-877-686-0029 or erides@ridehirta.com . Thank you and have a safe and warm holiday. 

Holiday Closure Notice

Julia Castillo - Sunday, December 15, 2019

Newton Shop with Cop a Success!

Brooke Ramsey - Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Each year, HIRTA partners with the Newton Police Department to provide transportation for Shop with a Cop. We're excited the 2019 event was another success, we truly enjoy this partnership.

More on the event can be found on the Newton Daily News article here

Closing Early Today!

Julia Castillo - Friday, November 29, 2019
HIRTA offices are closing at 1:30pm today 11/29. We'll be back Monday morning to assist and schedule your rides.

Have a Great Weekend! 

Holiday Schedule

Julia Castillo - Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Reminder we are CLOSED on Thanksgiving and have limited service on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, for medical and dialysis only.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us 1-877-686-0029.  Thank you 

Holiday Closure Reminder

Brooke Ramsey - Monday, November 25, 2019
A friendly reminder: HIRTA will be closed in observance of the holiday on Thursday 11/28/19, if you need to reschedule your routine trip to another day, please contact our customer service department at 1-877-686-0029 or erides@ridehirta.com . Thank you and have a safe and warm holiday. 

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