The Jule is the City of Dubuque’s public transportation system, with numerous bus routes covering the community. The Intermodal Transporation Center is the downtown transfer location and connection to Burlington Trailways national bus transportation. For more information on The Jule, click here.
The Region 8 Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides transit service for the general public, including people with disabilities, in Delaware, Dubuque, and Jackson counties. To learn more, visit the RTA website.
DuRide is a local non-profit service that provides a safe and personalized transportation option for seniors. Volunteer Drivers offer door-to-door service 365 days a year. To learn more, visit the DuRide website.
Taxi and Ride Service
Dubuque is home to multiple taxi services as well as Uber and Lyft ridesharing services.
Dubuque has a wide range of options for those who use a bicycle for transportation, including a Rack and Ride Program which allows cyclists to utilize bicycle racks on The Jule buses. To learn more about bicycle transportation in Dubuque, visit the City of Dubuque website.
The Dubuque Regional Airport serves both business and leisure travelers with service through Avelo Airlines to Orlando, Florida.
Dubuque is served by Highway 20 that stretches from central Iowa through Dubuque to central Illinois. Much of it is four-lane. Highway 52 is a scenic two-lane highway that hugs the river’s banks and stretches into northeast Iowa, southwest Wisconsin and northwestern Illinois. Highway 61/151 is a four-lane highway that carries travelers south to the Quad Cities and further south, west to Iowa City onto Interstate 80, and north into Wisconsin and onto Madison.