August 15, 2013
After ads that encouraged transit riders to drive instead of taking the bus appeared on area bus stop benches, the transit authority asked city officials to update city code to ban such messages. The system’s GM argued that they send conflicting messages.
February 11, 2013
Des Moines Human Rights Commission says the agency is not meeting the needs of disabled and elderly bus riders, especially on the city’s south side. A DART spokesperson said that one south-side route that consultants proposed cutting was restored based on rider feedback.
April 29, 2011
Board agreed on a contract with the current GM of Iowa's Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, Bradford Miller. Miller will officially take the reins July 5, 2011.
January 21, 2009
D.C. transit overwhelmed with inauguration crowds. DART makes staff ride the bus. Federal grant provides $20K for rail safety education.
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