Humboldt County To Receive New MIDAS Building

This story first appeared in the July 25th edition of the Fort Dodge Messenger. 

By: Nathan Bloechl —

Humboldt, Iowa — Thanks to a $539,895 grant, a new MIDAS Public Transit building will be coming to Humboldt County per transit manager Jay Kammerer via the Fort Dodge Messenger.

Kammerer said in the article that the parcel of land where the building will be placed will be purchased in the upcoming month, he said the grant is very competitive.

The new building will hold eight buses, two wash bays and an office.

In the article, Kammerer said that construction will likely begin in Spring of 2018 with a completion date set for Fall of the same year.

MIDAS has similar structures erect in Webster City and Clarion.

According to the group’s website MIDAS goal’s are to to provide safe, reliable, dependable, courteous, and affordable public transportation, to a five county area: Pocahontas, Humboldt, Hamilton, Calhoun and Webster. MIDAS provides brokered service to Wright County through Wright County Economic Development. All of our buses are ADA-accessible and all trips are open to the public.