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Sioux Area Metro (SAM)

Sioux Area Metro (SAM) Information

Contact: 605-367-7151


Purpose of service: Public transportation serving Sioux Falls

Type of service: Public transportation

Hours of service: Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Transit service is available on most routes from 5:45 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and from 7:45 am to 7 pm on Saturday. Service is available weekday evenings until approximately 9 pm on five routes. No service on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day.

Scheduling requirements: Regularly scheduled bus routes

Eligibility requirements: Open to all

Cost of ride: Adults: $1 per ride, one-day pass $3, seven-day pass $10, monthly pass $12.50. Children 10 years and younger: $0.50 per ride.

SD Medicaid: Limited acceptance

Cost to bring PCA: No charge if customer is authorized through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Cost to bring one guest: Normal fare applies

Wait time cost: N/A

Service area: Sioux Falls

Driver assistance: Drivers will assist with mobility device securement

Type of vehicle: Bus equipped with ramp or lift

Wheelchair accessible vehicles: Yes

Deliver empty wheelchair, scooter, or oxygen tank to passenger: No

Paratransit curb-to-curb service: Available for ADA-eligible trips to individuals who, as a result of a disability, are unable to utilize a regular bus.

*Please note schedules and fares are subject to change.