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  • Monday, August 31, 2015 3:52 PM
    Iowa ranks as the 7th-best state for drivers, mainly because of low insurance costs and short commutes, reports  

    Monday, August 31, 2015 12:51 PM
    The Brooking Institution's Robert Puentes writes that the days of building bigger roads to increase vehicle speeds should be over, because it doesn't help in the long run and some people want to walk, bike and take the bus to work. 

  • Monday, August 31, 2015 12:39 PM
    Iowa, despite its plethora of recreational trails and its history with one of the country's most popular recreational bike rides, RAGBRAI, is falling behind other states in one rating of bike-friendliness, reported the Des Moines Sunday Register. 

  • Friday, August 28, 2015 3:21 PM
    DART increased the ridership on its shuttle service to the Iowa State Fair this year with 9 percent more riders than last year.  

  • Friday, August 28, 2015 10:59 AM
    The city of Des Moines will launch its experiment today with unrestricted parking on a few downtown streets. In an effort to promote business activity and enhance walkability, the city will bag meters on Locust, Mulberry and Seventh streets. 

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:51 AM
    Yet another airline magazine has published an in-depth look at Des Moines' attractiveness to businesses and overall hipness.  

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:51 AM
    As of Tuesday, the price of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $2.62 across Iowa, according to AAA. 

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:23 PM
    Iowa Department of Transportation employees are testing a system that allows them to use their mobile phones to display their driver licenses. 

  • Monday, August 24, 2015 10:53 AM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority changed several routes as of Sunday, some of them because streets are closed due to work on developments nearby. 

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:08 PM
    Ford is recalling just over 26,000 trucks in the U.S. and Canada because some front seat belts may not be anchored in the right position. 

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:41 AM
    The Greater Des Moines Metropolitan Planning Organization is now accepting applications for its Complete Street grant funding. 

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:06 PM
    DART will donate three retired RideShare vans to nonprofit organizations, community groups or government agencies within its service area this fall.  

    Monday, August 17, 2015 3:46 PM
    The Iowa Department of Transportation has teamed up with a smartphone navigation app developer to enable motorists to access and update real-time traffic data. 

  • Monday, August 17, 2015 10:45 AM
    Davenport and Iowa City residents will have a new commuting option beginning Tuesday with the launch of a new express bus service between the two cities,the Quad-City Times reported. 

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 3:15 PM
    At least temporarily, it's getting tougher to get a seat on a plane at the Des Moines airport, especially a cheap one. 

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