Transit agencies

Agency Profile
City of Bettendorf
Contact: Mark Garrow
Address: 4403 Devils Glen Road Bettendorf, IA 52722
Telephone: 563-344-4104
Fax: 563-344-4075
Web Site:
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 Saturday fixed routes are provided by River Bend Transit. All buses are equipped with a bike rack that holds up to three bicycles at no additional charge. All transfers within and to/from Bettendorf routes are free. "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" operates May - October: 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; Adult Punch Pass 13 one-way trips - $10, Senior/Disabled Punch Pass - $5, 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: 1
Part-Time Employees: 19
Volunteers: 0

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