DARTS Transportation Services

DARTS has provided services for older adults for 40 years.  In 1974, DARTS started as a grant program to provide educational opportunities for seniors. Transportation services were soon offered when getting to the classes proved to be a barrier for seniors' participation.

DARTS began to provide transportation for any person with a disability in 1979. In 1993, DARTS became the ADA provider for Dakota County. 

Today, DARTS provides dependable transportation service to riders throughout Dakota County. DARTS drivers are professional, courteous, and trained in accessible vehicle operation.

DARTS Direct™ - Group Rides

DARTS Direct™ offers personalized group rides on a safe and comfortable bus that’s equipped with a wheelchair lift and accomodates up to 12 people. A hassle-free transportation solution for any organization in need of group rides for weekly or monthly trips and outings.  Ideal for senior housing facilities, senior centers, community centers and churches.  Available with or without wheelchair access. Read more »

Driver Training Classes

Need to get STS certified? Need to renew your certification?

DARTS offers professional driver training classes for specialized vehicle operators. All courses offered meet state requirements and are instructed by a state certified trainer.

DARTS Driver Training Classes:

Defensive Driving - A classroom program that highlights the differences between a regular sedan and high profile vehicles and reinforces safe driving habits. (4 hours) Required for STS Certification. Read more »