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  • Thursday, October 08, 2015 3:49 PM
    The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization now offers an online map that shows all the transportation projects expected be underway in the next five years. 

  • Thursday, October 08, 2015 10:27 AM
    The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is offering grants of up to $15,000 for projects that make area streets safer and easier to navigate for drivers, walkers, bicyclists, transit riders and people who use wheelchairs for mobility. 

  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015 3:31 PM
    Simpson College will help research drones as part of its new affiliate status with the Federal Aviation Administration's Centers of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation program, The Des Moines Register reported.  

    Tuesday, October 06, 2015 3:16 PM
    The Greater Des Moines Partnership has named Don Pearson, president of the Great Plains region for Wells Fargo & Co., and Eric Crowell, president and CEO of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, as co-chairs of a new work group on transit issues that will study the future of a proposal for bus rapid transit and other issues. 

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:16 AM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority this week marked the 10th anniversary of its bike and ride program. 

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 11:30 AM
    Iowa Department of Transportation Director Paul Trombino has been elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.  

  • Monday, September 28, 2015 3:56 PM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority staff has recommended that the DART commission on Tuesday terminate the agency's $3.6 million contract with a company hired to install new fareboxes on buses.  

  • Monday, September 28, 2015 11:28 AM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority has hired Timothy Sanderson as chief operating officer, beginning Oct. 5. Sanderson has served as transportation services director for the city of Brandon in Manitoba, Canada. 

  • Friday, September 25, 2015 10:44 AM
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of anyone who bought diesel-engine Volkswagens in Iowa.  

  • Friday, September 25, 2015 10:42 AM
    The Mid-America Trails & Greenways Conference will run today through Sunday at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Des Moines. 

    Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:47 PM
    A recovering U.S. economy is driving record demand for trucking, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:55 PM
    Ramp construction at the new interchange for Interstate 80 and Grand Prairie Parkway near mile marker 119 will mean traffic will shift to the inside lane of westbound I-80 from Jordan Creek Parkway (exit 121) to Waukee/Booneville (exit 117) for four to six weeks, the Iowa Department of Transportation reported. 

    Monday, September 21, 2015 3:15 PM
    A new report by the Des Moines Area  Metropolitan Planning Organization has found that bridges in the area have deteriorated since last year, and accident rates have climbed in low-income areas. 

  • Monday, September 21, 2015 10:52 AM
    The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's water trails and greenways steering committee will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday at the MPO office, 420 Watson Powell Jr. Way.  

  • Friday, September 18, 2015 3:43 PM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority Commission this week awarded its first Leaders in Motion awards to former U.S. Representatives Leonard Boswell and Tom Latham and former Sen. Tom Harkin. 

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