Stuart & Audubon projects approved by the Iowa Transportation Commission


January 13th, 2021 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 13, 2021 – Today (On Wednesday), the Iowa Transportation Commission approved $930,087 in total funding for four statewide Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives Program projects. This program supports projects such as trails, Safe Routes to School, National Scenic Byways, and the preservation or rehabilitation of historic transportation facilities. Among the projects is:

  • The NE 2nd Street Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project (Stuart) –  $81,000
  • The 3rd Avenue Middle/High School Rec Central Trail Link (Audubon) – $ 42,000

The majority of Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives Program funding is distributed to Iowa’s metropolitan planning organizations and regional planning affiliations for the selection of local projects. The Commission awards Transportation Alternatives Program projects annually that are statewide in nature. Funding is available to cities, counties, school districts, or other eligible organizations through an annual application-based program.