• Fri May 10 2024
  • Posted May 10

In celebration of National Bike Month, from May 1 – 31, 2024 you can ride any Local, Express, On Call and DART On Demand services free if your bring a bike on your trip.

All DART buses are equipped with a bike rack, so hop on any route or service and we’ll get you and your bike to the next leg of your trip.

See our Bike & Ride page for more info on using bus bike racks and bike size restrictions.

DART Accessible Bike Trails

Greater Des Moines is full of bike trails. Consider taking a DART route to a new trail this May!

Find your next trail with theStreet Collective’s 2024 Trail Map here and plan your Bike & Board month trip on the MyDART Trip Planner.

DART's Bike & Ride Program

DART is dedicated to being a regular part of your commute and has year-roundresources for bicyclists.

Learn more about bus bike racks and amenities at DART Central Station, including DART's Bike Storage program, here.

Bike & Board Month Rules

  • Free rides start atbeginning of service day on May 1 and end at 11 p.m. on May 31.
  • Bikes must be operational to qualify for a free ride.

  • Bikes that do not fit on DART bus bike racks (including the Street Collective bikesharebikes) cannot be used for the Bike & Board Month promotion. Learn what sizedfit DART's bike rackshere.

  • Bikes cannot be brought on board DART buses. If all bike slots on racks are taken, please wait for the next bus. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • At the end of your trip, please exit the front door and remind the operator you will be removing a bike from the rack.

Questions? See promotion rules above or contact DART Customer Service by phone at 515-283-8100 Opt. 0 or email at

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