Transit agencies

Agency Profile
Contact: Sheri Kyras
Address: 601 N. University Blvd. Ames, IA 50010
Telephone: 515-292-1100
Fax: 515-239-5578
Web Site:
Routes & Schedule Number: 515-292-1100
Service Type: Fixed Route, Paratransit, Subscription
Service Area: City: Ames

Organizational Structure:
Special Features/Highlights: Funding for CyRide comes from passenger fares, mandatory fees paid by ISU students, city property taxes, a contribution from ISU, and federal and state assistance. CyRide is 100 percent paratransit compliant. All services are open to the general public.
Days/Hours of Operation: 259 days per year: Monday-Friday, 6:23 a.m. to 12:39 a.m.; Saturday, 7:22 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:55 a.m. -11:37 p.m.
Fares Structure: Fixed route: $1.25; free for ISU students with current ISUCard; 60? for K-12 students, Medicaid/Medicare cardholders, 65 or older, or persons with a disability; Monthly Pass $40, Summer Pass $100, Reduced Fare Monthly Pass $50, Reduced Fare Summer pass $40; Paratransit ADA service: $2.00 base

Agency characteristics

Number of Vehicles: 106
Number of Vehicles with Lifts or Ramps: 106
Number of Vehicles to ADA Standards: 106
Full-Time Employees: 46
Part-Time Employees: 144
Volunteers: 0

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