HIRTA News Blog

2/2/16 Weather Closure

Brooke Ramsey - Tuesday, February 02, 2016

In-Town only services today, 2/2/16, in Jasper, Marion, Story and Warren Counties.

3rd Annual Passenger Transportation Summit

Brooke Ramsey - Friday, January 29, 2016

The 3rd Annual Passenger Transportation Summit will be May 12, in Marshalltown. If you would like to attend this event and need a ride with HIRTA, please contact one of our friendly customer service reps at erides@ridehirta.com or call 1-877-686-0029 and let them know. We are keeping a list of those who want to attend via public transit and if we get enough requests, we will try and create a shuttle to and from this event. Please contact us by 5/1/16. 

For more information click here.

Updated Service Policies

Brooke Ramsey - Thursday, January 28, 2016

HIRTA has updated our service policies, you can view them on our website by clicking here.

1/26/16 Inclement Weather Notice

Brooke Ramsey - Tuesday, January 26, 2016

JASPER COUNTY: Hard Surfaces Only. Due to deteriorated road conditions, HIRTA will be traveling on hard surfaces only today, 1/26/16. 

Marion County Survey

Brooke Ramsey - Friday, January 08, 2016
HIRTA would like your help gathering feedback about services we're currently providing as well as services the community would like available. It is important our customers provide the information however, we would like your assistance in getting the survey to them. This survey is specific to Marion County, survey's in other communities will be available at a later date. The Marion County survey will close on March 1st, 2016. Follow this link to complete the survey: Marion County 2016 Survey

1/7/16 Scheduled IT Maintenance

Brooke Ramsey - Wednesday, January 06, 2016

On Thursday 1/7/16 at 10AM HIRTA will have scheduled IT maintenance and short periods of internet outages. This may temporarily delay our ability to schedule rides.  

12/28/15 Weather Alert

Brooke Ramsey - Monday, December 28, 2015

Due to limited visibility and deteriorated road conditions, HIRTA will provide In-Town only services in Jasper Marion, Story and Warren Counties today, 12/28/15.

Medicaid Modernization

Brooke Ramsey - Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Medicaid Modernization Update:

At this time, no contracts have been finalized, however we do anticipate contracting with the transportation brokers who will be contracting with the Managed Care Organizations (MCO's). We will keep everyone updated as more information becomes available.

Holiday Closure Reminder

Brooke Ramsey - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Reminder: HIRTA will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday 11/26/15 and offer limited services on 11/27/15. 

Shuttles to Des Moines

Brooke Ramsey - Monday, November 09, 2015
HIRTA has increased regular shuttles to Des Moines. From Ames on Mondays and Wednesdays, From Newton and Knoxville on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, From Indianola Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. Availability varies so call us today for more information! 

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