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  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:28 AM
    An Iowa State aerospace engineer says he wouldn’t board Allegiant Air jets after this week’s "60 Minutes" story questioning the airline’s safety record, the Des Moines Register reports. 

  • Monday, April 16, 2018 3:32 PM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority is seeking comments on proposed changes in August that will include a new crosstown route along Euclid and Douglas avenues, Route 50.

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:51 PM
    The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) has launched a new trip planner at ridedart.com and on the MYDART app. Key features include a better search function for locations and finding nearby bus stops, plus a map of more than 1,500 stops and real-time bus arrival information.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2:53 PM
    Des Moines International Airport chief Kevin Foley told airport board members this week that the increase in passenger fees he has long sought to help pay for a new terminal fell out of a key spending bill in Congress at the last minute.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 3:23 PM
    Des Moines International Airport saw a 3.1 percent gain in passenger traffic in March over the previous March. The January-through-March passenger count was 3.3 percent higher than the same period in 2017.

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 2:34 PM
    The Court Avenue Bridge will close to all traffic April 16 for a renovation project that’s expected to keep the bridge closed until December.

  • Monday, April 2, 2018 3:17 PM
    An Iowa tax that lawmakers say will level the playing field for transportation services may ultimately raise prices for all services, Uber representatives say.

  • Airport’s future
    Friday, March 23, 2018 6:00 AM
    Kevin Foley is in a bit of a predicament. The executive director can’t see a way Des Moines International Airport can pay for a $433.9 million project that includes a new terminal unless Congress allows airports to boost the so-called “passenger facility charge” cap to $8.50 per flight segment. The maximum now is $4.50 per segment, a price set in 2000. 

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 10:45 AM
    FedEx Corp. said Tuesday that it will open 500 FedEx Office stores inside Walmart Inc.’s U.S. locations, a partnership intended to help both companies attract new customers and handle online order returns.

  • Monday, March 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    Warning for early commuters: First Street in Ankeny will be closed at Interstate 35 overnight from 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Friday, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Grimes construction office.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 10:36 AM
    Kevin Foley, executive director and general manager of Des Moines International Airport, will receive a 2 percent raise, the Airport Authority Board decided Tuesday.

  • Monday, March 12, 2018 2:56 PM
    Passenger traffic at Des Moines International Airport continued to grow in February, with passenger counts up 3.8 percent over the previous February. 

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018 3:41 PM
    After a new round of cuts and another trip through financing options, Des Moines Airport Authority board member Kerty Levy is bullish on a proposed terminal and related improvements.

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:45 AM
    A mobile food pantry will operate at DART Central Station for the first time Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., and every first and third Thursday of the month from then on.

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:49 AM
    There’s evidence that passengers in cities with drive-share services like Uber or Lyft are increasingly turning to apps -- instead of ambulances - when they need a trip to the emergency room, as BuzzFeed reports.

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