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Iowa Transportation Commission approves Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program funding

Ames, Iowa – Jan. 14, 2014 – Today, the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $4 million in total funding for 11 projects from Iowa's Clean Air Attainment Program. 

The projects and approved funding amounts are listed below. 

  • Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System – University Avenue (West Des Moines and Clive): $556,000
  • Citywide Fixed-Time Signal Upgrade Project – Phase 2 (Des Moines): $480,000
  • Clinton – Quad Cities – Daily Service to Iowa City (River Bend Transit): $266,280
  • Downtown Bicycle Plan Implementation – Phase 2 (Des Moines): $400,00
  • East Broadway Realignment at Kanesville Boulevard (U.S. 6) (Council Bluffs): $474,768
  • Express Routes No. 92/93/98 Service Improvements (Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority): $245,774
  • Kanesville Boulevard (U.S. 6) (Council Bluffs): $388,800
  • Nightrider (route component of Smart Transit) (Dubuque doing business as The Jule): $167,966
  • Penn Street, Interstate 380 to Alexander Way – Westbound (North Liberty): $408,100
  • Route No. 51 Merle Hay Crosstown Service Improvements (Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority): $212,312
  • San Marnan Drive (Hammond Avenue to U.S. 218), U.S. 218 (Mitchell Avenue to 11th Street) Conversion to Adaptive Traffic Signalization (Waterloo): $400,000

 The program was created in 1994 for the purpose of reducing transportation-related congestion and air pollution. This funding is available to cities, counties, state agencies, and nonprofit organizations through an annual application-based program.


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