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Winter 2009 news tips

December 19, 2008

Bypass traffic immersed in a winter wonderland Mild weather days during the winter travel season provide opportunities to enjoy Iowa's eight state-designated and two nationally-designated scenic byways. Don’t just drive somewhere, make your travel time part of your vacation. Scenic byways are a great way to experience the state’s natural beauty, history and culture. The recent re-design of the scenic byways Web site now makes it easier than ever to plan your next trip. Visit the Web site to learn...

Summer 2008 news tips

July 1, 2008

It’s time to freshen up on bicycle safety Break out the spandex, it’s bicycle weather! After an especially harsh winter, many Iowans are enjoying the warm weather on bikes. Whether you’re an experienced rider or just learning to ride, bicycle safety is an important skill for all cyclists to practice. The best way to keep yourself safe is to always wear a helmet. Of the 450 bicyclists injured in Iowa in 2007, seven were killed, up from the 433 injuries...


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