Linn County LIFTS is a public transit service providing door-to-door rides for eligible elderly and disabled citizens in the metro area of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha, and public transportation to all Linn County residents outside the metro area. LIFTS is a paratransit service, with priority given to people who are unable to use city buses because of a disability or a disabling health condition.

LIFTS was established by Linn County and the City of Cedar Rapids to meet transportation requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Department Mission

The mission of Linn County LIFTS is to provide safe, reliable, cost-effective transportation that enables residents to access essential resources that improve and enhance their quality of life.

How Can We Help You?

LIFTS Service Schedule

Day Hours
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 6:40 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday No Service

LIFTS 2018 Holiday Schedule

Date Holiday Service Available
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King Day Abbreviated Routes, No Rural Service
May 28, 2018 Memorial Day No Service
July 4, 2018 Independence Day No Service
September 3, 2018 Labor Day No Service
November 12, 2018 Veterans Day Abbreviated Routes, No Rural Service
November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving No Service
November 23, 2018 Day after Thanksgiving Abbreviated Routes, No Rural Service
December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve Abbreviated Routes, No Rural Service
December 25, 2018 Christmas Day No Service
December 31, 2018 New Year's Eve Abbreviated Routes, No Rural Service
January 1, 2019 New Year's Day No Service

Title VI Compliance

LIFTS is committed to ensuring no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin as protected by Title VI. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination by LIFTS under Title VI, you may file a written complaint or call the paratransit offices. Title VI complaints should be filed as close to the date of the alleged discrimination as possible, but no later than 180 days.

Title VI Complaint forms are available here. You may also obtain a complaint form or file your complaint over the phone by calling LIFTS Director at 319-892-5171.