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Iowa approves $1.5 million for six transit projects

September 16, 2021

The Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved $1.5 million through the state Public Transit Infrastructure Grant Fund to fund six public transit projects statewide.

The fund, made available annually by the Iowa General Assembly, provides grants for new or improved facilities that support public transit services. A transit system must secure local funding for a minimum of 20 percent of the project costs to qualify and can apply to have up to 80 percent of their project funded through this program.

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