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Transit System Name : RIDES
Contact: Hugh Lively
522 10th Avenue East, P.O. Box 1240  Spencer, IA  51301
Telephone: 712-262-7920
Fax: 712-262-6276
Email: Hugh Lively
Web Site:
Routes & Schedule Number: 800-358-5037
Service Type: Demand-Response, Subscription
Service Area: Counties: Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Sioux
Organizational Structure:
Special Features/Highlights: The RTA is a private non-profit corporation. The RTA has been in operation since 1976. In 1987 RTA was the first Iowa regional transit system to construct its own maintenance and office facility, which was expanded in 1995. All services are open to the general public.
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to Noon; Friday until 9 p.m. in O'Brien county only.>
Fares Structure: Vary by County
Number of Vehicles: 78
Number of Vehicles with Lifts or Ramps: 76
Number of Vehicles to ADA Standards: 76
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