Iowa mass transit

U.S. House infrastructure bill tops $5.7B in earmarks, with $35.8M for Iowa projects

BY: - June 9, 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats’ highway funding bill is poised to include roughly three out of five transportation projects submitted by members, as legislators vie for their share of federal dollars through the resurrected congressional earmarks process. The 1,473 projects that made the cut were out of 2,383 that Democratic and Republican legislators requested for inclusion in […]

DOT seeks comments on mass transit plan

BY: - May 18, 2020

The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking comments on its new long-range mass transit plan. The document explores sagging ridership for many mass transit systems, especially in rural areas, and critical funding needs. The research was part of the broader Iowa in Motion 2045 plan. Among the key findings of DOT’s research: Public transit will […]