Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission approves 69 new vehicles for Iowa public transit systems

Posted on: June 11, 2019

AMES, Iowa – June 11, 2019 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved more than $8.2 million in funding for 69 new rural and urban public transit vehicles for 18 different public transit systems. The new vehicles will replace vehicles past their useful life. Funds are granted through the Federal Transit Administration’s Bus and Bus Facilities Formula Program as well as the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program.

The complete list of funded vehicles can be found at

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:


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