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Transportation Services

Ph: 1.877.686.0029

The Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (HIRTA) provides transportaton services in and around Pella, Knoxville, and surrounding Areas. General information on operating hours and rates are listed below. Please call HIRTA at 1.877.686.0029 with any questions or for more information on the services they provide.   

Call 1.877.686.0029 to schedule a ride.

Pella Operating Hours:

Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. to noon 

Pella In Town Rate:
General Public $2.00 per one way trip
Seniors (60+) $1.00 per one way trip*

*Senior rides (persons age 60 and over) may be subsidized with funds through Area Agency on Aging. These fares are a suggested donation and a NAPIS form will be required in advance of scheduling the ride.

Things to remember when riding:
• Please schedule your trip a day in advance, call by 2:30 p.m. for next day service.
• If paying cash, passengers must have exact fare (or suggested donation) ready  at the time of pickup.
• All passengers are required to wear an approved safety device or seatbelt.
• Open food or drink containers are not allowed.
• Passengers are only allowed to carry on what can be stored within the area in which they are seated. Multiple trips to carry items on and off are not permitted.
• A personal care attendance (PCA) is someone designated or employed specifically to assist an individual with daily functions. PCA’s may ride free, however HIRTA must be informed when scheduling the trip. Please call for more information.
• Children under the age of 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 1.877.686.0029 to schedule a ride.

For more information visit http://www.hirtapublictransit.com/.