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Southwest Iowa Planning Council/Southwest Iowa Transit Agency
Contact: Mark Lander
Address: 1501 SW 7th Street Atlantic, IA 50022
Telephone: 712-243-4196
Fax: 712-243-3458
Email: mark.lander@swipco.org
Web Site: www.swipco.org
Routes & Schedule Number: 800-842-8065
Service Type: Demand-Response, Subscription
Service Area: Counties: Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, Shelby

Organizational Structure: SWITA is governed by the Southwest Iowa Planning Council on recommendations from the Transit Advisory Committee appointed by the county boards of supervisors.
Special Features/Highlights: SWITA administers subsidized cab service in the cities of Atlantic and Clarinda and contracts with a volunteer faith based group to provide service in Freemont county. SWITA also operates cab service in the cities of Glenwood, Harlan, Missouri Valley, Red Oak, and Shenandoah. All services are open to the general public.
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, On Demand.
Fares Structure: Special Trips: Medical Trips - $25/hr., Other Trips - $35/hr.; Taxi Rates: Elderly, $2.25; Non-Elderly, $3.75; Shopper Trips, $10 (minimum of 3 people).


Agency characteristics

Number of Vehicles: 69
Number of Vehicles with Lifts or Ramps: 56
Number of Vehicles to ADA Standards: 56
Full-Time Employees: 6
Part-Time Employees: 61
Volunteers: 0


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