Public Notice FY 2025

Providing transportation services to the residents of Dowagiac since 1975.

Phone: (269) 782-3300


Hour of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Call (269) 782-3300

Dowagiac Dial-A-Ride Transit (DART) operates within the City limits, with additional service area to include Southwestern Michigan College.  Service is provided to township residents as follows:

  • North to the Dowagiac Conservation Club
  • South to Dowagiac Auto
  • West to Apostolic Lighthouse Church
  • East to Daily Road

DART coordinates its service with Cass County Public Transit which operates a county-wide transit service.  Cass Transit may be contacted at (269) 445-2455 or (800) 323-2508.  Cass Transit service requires a 24-hour advance reservation.

Plan Your Trip: Please have all your information ready when you call.

  • WHERE you will be picked up.
  • WHERE you are going.
  • WHEN you need to be there, or when you can leave.


Rides within City Limits: One Way

Regular (18—62 yrs old) $2
11 punch ticket $20

Youth/Student (under 18 yrs) $1
11 punch ticket $10

Senior/Disabled (62+) $1
10 punch ticket $7.50

To/From Outside of City Limits One Way

Regular (18—62 yrs old) $4
10 punch ticket $30

Youth (under 18 yrs old) $2
11 punch ticket $20

SMC Students (with student ID) $2
11 punch ticket $20

Senior/Disabled (62+) $2
10 punch ticket $15

One child under 5 years of age rides free with a fare paying adult

Please Be Ready! Be ready and watching for our arrival.  DART makes every effort to arrive as close to the time you requested as possible, but that time is not a guaranteed arrival time.