The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) will hold 10 open houses this month to give an overview and answer questions about service changes that take effect on June 10. Changes include a 13 percent service increase, rerouted, partially or wholly discontinued routes, and schedule changes.

DART has also launched new Web pages about all of the 2012 service changes, which can be viewed here.

The open houses will take place on May 21 at noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Central Library, 5 to 6 p.m. at the Urbandale Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Clive Public Library; May 22 at 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Central Library and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Des Moines South Side Library; May 23 at 5 to 6 p.m. at Johnston City Hall and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the West Des Moines Public Library; and May 24 at noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Central Library, 5 to 6:30 p.m at Ankeny City Hall and 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Altoona City Hall.