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Transit System Name : Metro Area Transit (MAT)
Contact: Tami Jenson
209 Pearl St.   Council Bluffs, IA  51503
Telephone: 712-890-5296
Fax: 712-322-3418
Email: Tami Jenson
Web Site:
Routes & Schedule Number: 402-341-0800
Service Type: Fixed Route, Paratransit, Subscription
Service Area: City: Council Bluffs
Organizational Structure:
Special Features/Highlights: The City of Council Bluffs does not operate public transit service directly. Fixed route services are purchased from Metro, the Transit Authority of the City of Omaha, Neb. Metro operates two fixed routes through Council Bluffs, with connections to downtown Omaha where transfers are available to other Metro buses. All equipment is owned by Metro. Paratransit service is purchased from Southwest Iowa Transit Agency (SWITA). To obtain an application for paratransit service call 712-328-4634.
Days/Hours of Operation: 5:02 a.m. to 11:40 p.m.; Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 9:02 p.m.>
Fares Structure: Fixed Route: Adults, $1.25; Student (ages 10 through Sr. High), $1.00; Child (ages 5 to 9), 50¢, Child under 5 years old with an adult ride free, Elderly/Disabled, 60¢; Transfers 25¢; 30 day Pass, $50; 30 day Pass for Elderly/Disabled/Medicare rides, $25; 10 Ride Fare Cards: Adults, $12.50; Adult with transfer, $13; Student, $10; Elderly/Disabled/Medicare rides, $6.
Number of Vehicles: 4
Number of Vehicles with Lifts or Ramps: 4
Number of Vehicles to ADA Standards: 4
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