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  • CyRide Schedules Meetings for Public Input

    CyRide has scheduled opportunities for the public to comment on potential route and schedule changes. The transit system has been working with a consultant, Nelson Nygaard, to consider options that will benefit the Ames and Iowa State University communities in the future.

    02/17/2017 5:03 PM

  • Ames Receives ‘Best Trail Project’ Award

    The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association recognized the Ames Public Works Department as part of its Excellence in Concrete awards for recreational trails constructed in 2016. The award was given for the extension of the Skunk River Trail and was formally presented to the Ames City Council at a recent meeting.

    02/17/2017 11:12 AM

  • Give Feedback on Grand Avenue Extension Environmental Assessment Through Feb. 23

    Feedback on the Environmental Assessment for the extension of Grand Avenue from Squaw Creek Drive to South 16th Street can be given through Thursday, Feb 23.

    02/16/2017 10:17 AM

  • CyRide Seeks Public Input for Service Reduction

    CyRide is seeking public input on a proposed bus service reduction to its “#9 Plum Route” that would begin in August. The Plum Route primarily covers the S. E. 16th Street corridor. The public is encouraged to share comments and concerns at a public meeting scheduled from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, in the Memorial Union, Room 3505.

    02/15/2017 5:00 PM

  • City of Ames Offices Closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents Day

    Most City of Ames departments and divisions will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in recognition of Presidents Day. Additionally, the City Assessor’s Office and Ames Public Library will be closed.

    02/14/2017 10:15 AM

  • Grants Available to Improve Building Facades in Campustown Area

    Commercial property or business owners interested in enhancing the appearance of street-facing sides of commercial buildings located south and west of Iowa State University campus can apply for grants through the Campustown Façade Grant Program.

    01/30/2017 4:00 PM

  • Sign Up for e-Notifications of MPO Activities

    Keep up with events and news by the Ames Area MPO by receiving e-Notifications.

    02/01/2017 3:31 PM