Western Iowa Transit (WIT) offers door-to-door transportation services with flexible schedules to meet the needs of its riders. Service is provided by over 40 employees who drive in excess of 60 buses and vans in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties. Most of our vehicles are ADA accessible, and we will always have the appropriate vehicle for your transportation needs.
Notice of Emerald Cab Company Taxi Program Ticket Increase
Due to the increase of taxi related expenses:
1. Effective November 1, 2017, the cost of Denison Taxi Program Tickets will be $30.00 for a book of 10 tickets or $3.00 per ticket.
2. Effective October 20th, 2017, $2.50 tickets will no longer be sold.
3. $2.50 tickets will be accepted through October 31, 2017.
4. $2.50 tickets plus an additional $.50 per ticket will be accepted until December 31, 2017.
5. After December 31, 2017, only $3.00 tickets will be accepted by Emerald Cab Company.
6. $25.00 ticket books will eligible to trade in for $30.00 ticket books. Ticket books must be full (all 10 tickets) and accompanied by an additional $5.00.
Please direct any questions pertaining to the ticket increase to:
Tom Feldman, Transit Director
Region XII Council of Governments, Inc.
Western Iowa Transit Mission Statement:
The mission of Western Iowa Transit is to provide safe, dependable, and efficient public transit services for all citizens within our service area in a manner that will help them maintain and improve their quality of life.
Who Can Ride?
Service is available for use by all citizens within the local communities and the surrounding areas. WIT is especially suitable for the transportation disadvantaged, such as persons with disabilities and senior citizens.
WIT also works with nursing homes, care centers, local rehabilitation agencies, and group homes. Additionally, WIT provides demand services for communities such as celebrations and economic development needs.
The service is intended to compliment other transportation services to the community.
How to Access
Rides can be arranged by calling our drivers (see info below) located throughout our six county service area or by contacting our main office at Region XII office in Carroll at (712) 792-9914. You can also submit your information using the ridership pick-up form.
Rides must be scheduled by contacting the driver 24 hours in advance of the needed ride. Rides can also be scheduled at most congregate meal sites. In-town service is $5.00 for a one-way ride and $10.00 round trip. Also there is a $5.00 charge for each additional stop. Out of town trips and other service are quoted on a per trip basis. Special trips and group outings are charged based on a “time and mileage” cost.
For fees and other inquiries, please contact Tom Feldman or Jill Anthofer at the Carroll office.RIDERSHIP PICK-UP FORM
To ensure all citizens have access to Western Iowa Transit contact and scheduling information, the following brochures are available.
Braille Brochures are available upon request.
JobJet is a carpool taken to the next level. Five to 15 commuters ride together to and from work in a fully equipped passenger van. JobJet members live in close proximity to one another, work in the same general area and have similiar work hours. JobJet members meet in a central location or set their route and time schedule, pay one monthly fare and travel to and from work together. Ridersharing offers economical, reliable and dependable alternative to driving alone to work. Vanpooling helps to reduce traffic, helps keep the air clean through reduction in emissions and lessens the demand for gasoline.
CareerLink Transportation service to from Denison to Monogram Foods, Harlan started on March 14, 2016. Daily departures for this service begin at 4:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m., and 2:30 p.m. Return trips are at 4:00 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Service is open to all at published general public rates. Please contact Tom Feldman at 712-775-7830 or email@example.com for more information.
Western Iowa Transit does not intend to discriminate, in the provision of public transit services, on the basis of race, age, disability, religion, color, sex or national origin/English proficiency. For more information or If anyone feels that there has been a violation of this policy, they may file a complaint with Western Iowa Transit System staff by phone at 712-792-9914 or through written correspondence to Western Iowa Transit System, 1009 East Anthony Street, P.O. Box 768, Carroll, IA 51401-0768.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states that “No person in the United States shall on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program, service, or activity receiving federal assistance.”
This form may be used to file a complaint with the Region XII Council of Governments/Western Iowa Transit based on violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. You are not required to use this form; a letter that provides the same information may be submitted to file your complaint. Complaints should be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. If you could not reasonably be expected to know the act was discriminatory within 180 day period, you have 60 days after you became aware to file your complaint.REGISTER A COMPLAINT
Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Western Iowa Transit (WIT) is committed to providing safe, reliable, courteous, accessible, and user-friendly services to its customers. To ensure equality and fairness, WIT is committed to making reasonable modifications to its policies, practices, and procedures to avoid discrimination and ensure programs and services are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Requests for modifications can be made by calling WIT at (712) 792-9914 or by emailing Tom Feldman, Transit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. The form to register a complaint can be found by clicking HERE.