Ames Intermodal Facility (AIF)

The Ames Intermodal Facility is a cooperative venture between the City of Ames, CyRide and Iowa State University. Funding for the facility was secured through a federal TIGER grant and through the State of Iowa's Intercity bus program. The facility is located at Hayward Avenue and Chamberlain Streets and will offer covered and uncovered parking for students, faculty/staff and Ames residents. All permits for the intermodal facility will be issued to the address you provide at the time of purchase. Permits will be available to purchase online Wednesday, April 20 at 7:00am. Permits will be valid August 1 - July 31 of each year on a first come first serve basis. Once the application is complete and submitted, no refund or exchange of permit is available.

Purchase an Annual Permit

U-Bill - ISU Affilate

Iowa State University Students, Faculty, and Staff may pay for the AIF permit through their University Bill.

Credit Card

This option is available to anyone to purchase an AIF permit using a credit card.

No refund policy

All annual permits sold will expire July 31, of each year, permits will have no refunds issued

Purchase a Monthly Permit

Monthly Permit may be purchased at the Parking Division Office, room 27 Armory after September 1st. Please check website for availability. No refunds will be issued.

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Annual Permits
Covered $533
Uncovered $207
Monthly Permits
Covered $50
Uncovered $20
Meters $0.75/hr.
Daily Maximum $10
Carpool/Vanpool Parking* Free

* Limit of 20 spaces to qualified carpool/vanpools