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  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:03 AM
    The Iowa Department of Transportation says there has been very little interest in corporate sponsorships for state highway rest areas.

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:32 PM
    Des Moines International Airport plans to limit taxi service at the airport to a few approved companies after complaints piled up. The city of Des Moines deregulated taxi service Jan. 1, which led to a whole range of companies serving the airport, some with questionable service.

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 2:54 PM
    Des Moines Area Community College has been awarded an $88,460 grant from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 

  • Monday, November 13, 2017 2:53 PM
    Des Moines International Airport’s October passenger traffic rose 3.4 percent over the same month last year. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 3.7 percent. 

  • Friday, November 10, 2017 1:50 PM
    Heartland Express announced the retirement of its longtime CFO, John Cosaert. Cosaert served as executive vice president of finance, treasurer and chief financial officer of the North Liberty-based trucking company since 1996.

    Friday, November 10, 2017 6:00 AM
    Amanda Wanke, the DART transportation system’s main public relations contact (among other things), was kind enough to pass along a copy of a new DART publication that is a one-stop shop for information about how the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority operates and whom it serves. 

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 3:47 PM
    The community leaders who run the DART public transit system informally agreed today to maintain existing routes and services for another year -- and to raise property taxes 5 to 8 cents per $1,000 of taxable valuation to pay for it. 

  • Monday, November 6, 2017 11:14 AM
    Des Moines’ decision to deregulate cabs has resulted in complaints of half-mile rides in smelly, cigarette-burned cabs costing $20, The Des Moines Register reported.

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 3:19 PM
    Travel insurer Generali Global Assistance today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with ride-hailing company Lyft to add Lyft rides as part of its suite of travel insurance services. 

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:31 PM
    The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization won a national award for overall achievement from the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations. 

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:57 AM
    The new Ames airport terminal opened a few weeks ago, a project that brought funding from the city of Ames, Iowa State University, the Ames Economic Development Commission, state and federal grants, and the Ames business community, the Ames Tribune reported.

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 4:13 PM
    A period of free parking that followed the unofficial opening earlier this month at the East Second Street parking garage near Des Moines City Hall is ending. 

  • A Closer Look: Mark Lowe
    Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 AM
    Mark Lowe gets in trouble with his wife, Linda, for exercising too much (he competes in marathons and triathlons). Because he works out so much, he has turned to yoga to help his 51-year-old body recover faster. He gets in trouble for the time that takes, too. 

    Monday, October 16, 2017 3:27 PM
    Starting today, DART riders can use their smartphones to pay for their bus fare by downloading the MyDART app. 

    Monday, October 16, 2017 3:22 PM
    Des Moines airport Executive Director and General Manager Kevin Foley said today a short stretch of recently laid asphalt was heaved into the air by rainwater that backed up in a clogged conduit underground Saturday afternoon.

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