HIRTA Public Transit (Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency)

  • A ride share Program called Commute with Enterprise. See website. Click on Projects, Commuter Van Pool 
  • Website fo Commuter:
  • Hearing impaired? Use Relay Iowa    7-1-1 (TTY)
  • 1 (800) 735-2943 (Voice)      1 (800) 264-7190 (Voice - Spanish)
  • Get on the Bus: A driver will pick you up within a 20-minute window. Please plan your trip accordingly. All riders need to be ready at the beginning of their 20-minute pickup window.  When your bus arrives, board the bus and pay the appropriate fare. You can also pay directly in the HIRTA On Demand app!
  • $2.50 in town, $5 in County, further- varies. 
  • Download the HIRTA On Demand app on the App Store and Google Play
  • Keywords: Transportation, ride share, rideshare, bus

Jasper County Ride- RSVP program FREE

  • Free medical transportation program run by volunteers within Jasper County and to surrounding counties.

  • Qualifying individuals need to have one of the following:

    • Veteran

    • Over 65 years old

    • Receives low-income assistance

  • Donations are accepted at RSVP. Drivers can not accept tips. 

  • Approved Jasper County VA medical visit will reimburse RSVP for mileage. 

  • Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage. 

  • Search terms: transportation, rides. 

550 N 2nd Ave W
Newton, IA 50208
8 AM -4:30 PM M-R, 8 AM-noon on Fridays

Ambassadors Medical Transport Services LLC

3350 SE Miehe Dr #3
Grimes, IA 50111

At Your Service Transportation


Go Go Grandparent

Limited availability in Jasper Co. 

  • Rides, Groceries, Meals & More: Built Better For Older Adults And People With Disabilities.
  • Screened & monitored services from Uber, DoorDash, Instacart and more, with or without a smartphone, 24/7.
  • Millions of requests fulfilled for hundreds of thousands of people living independently at home. Available in all 50 states, Canada, and Australia. 
1 (855) 464-6872 ext 23642

Heavenly Excursions

"Saved you a seat" 

Kim Brannian


Hometown Cab LLC

Taxi cab service. Self pay. 

515-210-4111 or 641-275-9054
see wbsite

Jasper County Veterans Affairs VA

 Helps with the following claim forms: compensation, pension, burial, headstone application, education, dependency and indemnity, eligibility verification report, healthcare, insurance, dental, and home loans. Indigent veteran assistance is also available for housing, food, and utilities. Transportation for medical visits in coordination with RSVP/Jasper Co. Rides. 

315 W. 3rd St. N., Suite 250
Newton, IA 50208


From affordable transportation solutions to effortless expensing, we’ll help drive your business forward by
getting your people where they need to go.

Non-Emergency Medical Transport (NEMT)

Services are for members with full Medicaid benefits, who need travel reimbursement or a ride to get to their medical appointments. Eligible members will receive NEMT services from different NEMT brokers depending on their eligibility status and whether they receive coverage directly from IA Medicaid Fee-for-Service or are enrolled in the IA Health Link managed care program.

Ride Share DART

  • Living in Newton and commuting to Des Moines? Living in Des Moines and commuting to Newton? Consider using RideShare.
  • The DART team will help match you with an existing vanpool or start a new vanpool to fit your commute needs. RideShare provides the van, gas, and maintenance; you enjoy the ride.  See website for fees. 
620 Cherry Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-288- RIDE (7433)
7 AM - 6 PM


Driver's license

Jasper County Treasurer- Drivers License, Id, Taxes

315 W. 3rd St. N. Suite 500
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Other Resources


Home Instead- Newton

  • Private pay home care services for seniors in their homes.
  • Home helper, personal care, companionship, and/or transportation. Alzheimer's and dementia care.  Hospice support. 
  • Provides continuing education monthly. 
  • Keywords: seniors, help at home
119 W. 2nd St. N.
Newton, IA 50208
Other Categories: Respite Care, Homecare

Road conditions

Iowa Road Conditions 511IA

Road conditions including weather. App available for cell phones.

Other Categories: Other Resources

Disclaimer: This information was provided by agencies in the community. It may not be all-encompassing and some information changes often. For Jasper County offices and contact information, browse our county directory.

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