HIRTA public transit service provided directly by HIRTA:
2401 1st Ave. E, Newton, IA 50208
Telephone: (877) 686-0029
Fax: (641) 787-0367
Hearing Impaired: (800) 735-2942 TDD or (800) 735-2943 Voice
Click here for Jasper County Brochure
HIRTA General Public Fare $2 each way for all of Newton; $4 each way for all of Jasper County.
Seniors age 60 and older who are living independently can qualify for transportation at the rate of $1 suggested donation with completion of a NAPIS form. Click here
for the NAPIS form.
Trips outside of Jasper County
$25.00 per hour
Cancellations must be made at least one hour prior to your scheduled pick-up time. Cancellations less than one hour in advance will count as a "no show".
If a passenger fails to show up at the designated location for a scheduled trip, the HIRTA office will attempt to contact the passenger by phone. The driver will wait up to 3 minutes for each passenger.
No shows will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis, which may include a fee, temporary suspension from service or both.
We are closed on New Years Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and two days at Christmas.
Trips within Newton can be made:
Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Trips outside of Newton can be made:
Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Hourly rides are available upon request and availability of a driver.
For more information on Transportation Services in Jasper County, please call HIRTA at (877) 686-0029