Iowa Department of Transportation

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AMES, Iowa – July 10, 2018 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved more than $11.5 million in funding for 99 new rural and urban public transit vehicles that will replace vehicles past their useful life. Funds are granted through the Federal Transit Administration’s Bus and Bus Facilities Formula and Discretionary Programs as well as the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program. Vehicle replacement projects were approved for 26 different public transit systems. The complete list of funded vehicles can be found at http://www.iowadot.gov/transit/funding.html.

Public transit is vital to enhancing the mobility of Iowans, getting them where they need to go.  Iowa has public transit in all 99 counties.  For more information on public transit visit: http://www.iowadot.gov/transit/

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Contact: Ryan Ward at 515-233-7877 or ryan.ward@iowadot.us    

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