Public Transit, Burlington Urban Service (BUS)

Burlington Urban Service provides Public Transit service 6 days a week for the Cities of Burlington and West Burlington.


*Early morning work to late afternoon shopping.

*Hourly service to Great River Medical Center.

*Burlington & West Burlington Schools


Burlington Urban Service provides services to the general public, including persons with disabilities.

For Hearing or Speech Impaired Call 711 Relay Iowa.

*Saturday rides must be scheduled Monday though Friday*

   Transit Fare Rates

Cash Fare
$    1.25
Monthly Pass
$  25.00
1/2 Month Pass
$  15.00
Annual Pass
6 Month Pass
School Pass
  *Additional School Pass Residing in  
   Same Household
$  25.00
$  12.50
Tokens (minimum of 5 - $1.00 each)
$    5.00
One Transfer per Fare
  1. Burlington Urban Service

    Physical Address
    3510 Division Street
    Burlington, IA 52601

    Fax: 319-753-8116

    Monday through Friday
    7:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

  2. Amy Schier

    Lead Driver

  3. Alan Mehaffy

    Transit Manager

Woman in a Wheelchair Using the Accessible Features of Our Transit Bus
Two Transit Buses Parked Outside Building

Public Comment Policy:

Anytime there is a major service change or fare increase of $0.01 or more, the Burlington Urban Service and the Burlington City Council will have a public hearing where it will receive public comment on the item. The public hearing will be advertised in The Hawk Eye. All comments will be considered as the Burlington City Council makes their decision.

Public Comments can give be different ways.

  • Written comments can be emailed to the Assistant City Manager for Public Works or submitted to the City Clerk 48 hours prior to the Burlington City Council meeting.

Mail to:

City of Burlington-City Clerk

400 Washington Street

Burlington, IA 52601

  • Oral comments can be given during Burlington City Council Meetings at City Hall located at 400 Washington Street.