Sioux Area Metro

Vets Ride Free

Vets Ride Free

Beginning Monday, September 14, 2015 veterans can ride any Sioux Area Metro Fixed Route bus for free.  Proper identification is required which include one of the following: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Identification Card or a South Dakota state issued Operator License or Identification Card with “VETERAN” identified on the front of the license or ID card.

More Information and ID Card Examples
Route Changes

Expanded Routes

On Monday, April 14, 2014, Sioux Area Metro (SAM) expanded routes, bus frequency, and service hours on many Sioux Area Metro bus routes. A full listing or changes is available below.
Fixed Route Service
Flash Card

Transit's New Flash Card

Reloadable Flash Cards are now available!

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Transit's New Flash Card
Bus Training

Sioux Area Metro Travel Training

What is Bus Travel Training?

It is classroom training for people who want to learn to travel independently using the regular bus system. One-on-one training is also available. Download the guide below for more information on session topics and contact number.
Bus Travel Training Information

News Releases

Sioux Area Metro Fares Increase on January 2

Effective January 2, 2016, the following Sioux Area Metro fixed route transit fares will increase as adopted by City Council this summer…

Posted 12/23/2015 in Sioux Area Metro

SAM Announces Holiday Hours

Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will be closed on December 25 for Christmas Day and on January 1 for New Year’s Day. Buses will not run on those dates…

Posted 12/21/2015 in Sioux Area Metro

Sioux Area Metro

SAM Closed on Thanksgiving Day & Downtown Bus Stop Changes on November 27 During the Parade of Lights …

Posted 11/24/2015 in Sioux Area Metro

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Ride with a Friend

There is a lot to do and see in our city and the public transportation system is ready to take you where you want to go. Sioux Area Metro, or SAM, gives over one million rides a year. Learn how simple, convenient and economical it is to ride SAM.

Disability Ridership

The mission of Sioux Area Metro is to have a positive social and economic impact on the community by providing a safe and reliable transportation option for all citizens.