Peoplerides Drivers Wanted!

Peoplerides is taking applications for a part-time driver position in the Region 6 area--Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek, and Tama County. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to transporting elderly or disabled persons. Successful applicant will have great people skills, a good driving record, and be capable of transferring and securing passengers in wheelchairs. Peoplerides is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are available online or in person at the Region 6 Planning Commission. See instructions for obtaining an application below.

To access the Peoplerides driver application, click on the following link and download the application: LinkPeoplerides Driver Application. You can also pick up an application at the Region 6 Planning Commission located at 903 East Main Street, Marshalltown, IA. Please submit all applications to LeAnn Lynch, Peoplerides Transit Manager, by mail, or in-person at 903 East Main Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158.

Region 6 Planning Commission, headquartered in Marshalltown, is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1974 to provide member communities with professional services in the areas of comprehensive planning, access to federal and state transportation funding, housing assistance, public transit services, and grant writing and administration.

Peoplerides, our public transit service, was established in 1974 to provide low-cost transportation for trips that either originate or end in Hardin, Marshall, Poweshiek, and Tama counties. Peoplerides drivers are licensed and trained to provide a safe, reliable, and comfortable ride. If you need a ride, click the Peoplerides logo above for more information about scheduling a ride.

To learn more about what we do, explore our website or contact us using the information in the "Contact Us" tab. The Region 6 Planning Commission and Peoplerides look forward to working with you and your community!

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  • Some of the Peoplerides drivers
  • Grant writing project for downtown rental housing units
  • Grant writing project for community daycare
  • Hazard mitigation planning meeting
  • Grant writing project for sewer improvements
  • Grant writing project for safe routes to school
  • New Peoplerides vehicle
  • Region 6 Housing Trust Fund Affordable Rental Rehabilitation Assisted Project
  • Typical after picture for a CDBG owner occupied rehabilitation house
  • Grant writing project for an intellectually disabled services facility

Region 6 Planning Commission Updates

  • January 1, 2013 - The 2013 - 2018 Region 6 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is complete and available for download in the Online Library and Regional Development Initiative webpage.
  • January 1, 2013 - The Region 6 office will be closed.
  • December 31, 2012 - The public comment period for the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy will end. For more information, please refer to the Regional Development Initiative website at this link: Regional Development Initiative.
  • December 24-25, 2012 - The Region 6 office will be closed.
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Peoplerides Service Updates

  • November 28, 2013 - Closed for Thanksgiving.
  • November 29, 2013 - Closed for Thanksgiving.
  • December 24, 2013 - Closed for Christmas.
  • December 25, 2013 - Closed for Christmas.
  • January 1, 2014 - Closed for New Years.
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