Transit agencies

Agency Profile
City of Bettendorf
Contact: Mark Garrow
Address: 4403 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf, IA 52722
Telephone: 563-344-4104
Fax: 563-344-4101
Email: mgarrow@bettendorf.org
Web Site: www.bettendorf.org/department/?fDD=22-0
Routes & Schedule Number: 563-344-4085
Service Type: Fixed Route, Paratransit
Service Area: City: Bettendorf and downtown Moline, IL

Organizational Structure: The Bettendorf City Council provides policy direction for the transit system, which is administered by the City’s Transit Manager. The Transit Manager reports to the City’s Director of Public Works.
Special Features/Highlights: Paratransit service and four of the five Saturday fixed routes are provided by River Bend Transit. All buses are equipped with a bike rack that holds up to two or three bicycles at no additional charge. Bettendorf Transit offers free timed transfers to the Davenport CitiBus system at the "Hub" located at 20th and State Street in Bettendorf. Bettendorf Transit offers free transfers to Rock Island County Metro at Centre Station located in downtown Moline. When transferring from CitiBus to Bettendorf Transit to Metro or from Metro to Bettendorf Transit to CitiBus an additional 30˘ fare is assessed. "The Loop" has conveniently located stops in the downtowns of Bettendorf, the Village of East Davenport, Davenport, Rock Island, and Moline. This unique service crosses two bridges in two states, serves four cities, and is operated through the cooperative efforts of three Quad Cities fixed route transit systems: Bettendorf Transit, Davenport CitiBus, and Rock Island County Metro.
Days/Hours of Operation: Fixed route: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Dial-a-Bus: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m; "The Loop": Friday-Saturday 6 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
Fares Structure: Fixed Route: Adults, $1.00; Elderly/Disabled, 50˘; Dial-A-Bus: Adults, $4.00; Elderly/Disabled, $1.75; Monthly Pass, $21, Elderly/Disabled Monthly Pass, $10.50; Universal Quad Cities PassPORT is $30/month and can be used for unlimited rides on Bettendorf Transit, Davenport CitiBus and Metro; Children under five years of age ride free when accompanied by an adult.


Agency characteristics

Number of Vehicles: 13
Number of Vehicles with Lifts or Ramps: 13
Number of Vehicles to ADA Standards: 13
Full-Time Employees: 2
Part-Time Employees: 14
Volunteers: 0


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