History

  • United Way & Volunteer Services initially started public transportation with one vehicle after identifying a need for services to the various nonprofit agencies they collaborate with
  • Private not for profit corporation was formed in 1995
  • Board includes key agency representation, other interested volunteers (Agencies represented: Ability Building Services, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health, Prairie Freedom Center, Yankton Senior Center, and Yankton School District)
  • Mission is to provide coordinated public transportation for citizens of Yankton
  • Yankton Transit Bus Barn opened in 2002 providing indoor garage storage for Vehicles
  • Yankton Transit worked with ROC’s (Rural Office of Community Service) from 1998 until June 2013 when decision made to partner with RCPT (River City Public Transit)