AMES, Iowa – On Tuesday, the Iowa Transportation Commission (Commission) approved more than $1.6 million for five transit providers under the calendar year 2012 Iowa Intercity Bus Assistance Program. The Commission approved the funds for 16 projects submitted by the following five entities.
· Jefferson Lines
· City of Fort Dodge (DART)
· Burlington Trailways
· Sioux City Transit
Funding was awarded to Jefferson Lines to continue operating the “Iowa Travel Information Center” (800-451-5333) located at the Mason City airport. Agents at this toll-free number provide information on intercity bus service, schedules and ticket purchasing, as well as information on urban and regional public transit systems.