Dell Rapids Transit will be under new management beginning Thursday, October 1st, 2020. Brookings Area Transit Authority (BATA) will be taking over the responsibility.
The ticket system for rides are now tokens. When a ride is purchased, a token will be give. Tokens for rides can still be purchased through Dell Rapids City Hall or from the bus driver.
All rides starting on Thursday, October 1st will need to be scheduled with BATA Dispatch toll-free at 855-962-9120 or online at www.BrookingsAreaTransit.com. Questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the change to BATA, the City of Dell Rapids is holding a contest to name the bus. Name ideas can be submitted to city hall until Monday, September 28th at 5:00 p.m. The new name will be announced on Thursday, October 1st. The person who names the bus will receive 20 free rides.