Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission approves purchase of 107 new vehicles for Iowa public transit systems

Posted on: February 11, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 11, 2020 – The Iowa Transportation Commission today approved more than $9 million in funding for 107 new public transit vehicles to replace vehicles that have remained in service past their useful life as determined by the Federal Transit Administration.

The Iowa Public Transit Bus Replacement Project was funded through the Federal Transit Administration’s Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program. Vehicle replacement projects were approved for 21 different public transit systems. 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 service in all 99 counties. For more information on public transit visit:


For more information, contact: Brent Paulsen at 515-239-1132 or

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