January 10, 2011, 7am PST
Sounding very much like the new OH and WI Republican governors, a key state Republican legislator wants to avoid the ongoing state subsidy for Iowa City to Chicago trains. At stake is $230 million in a Federal rail grant to build 110 mph trains.
September 21, 2009, 10am PDT
Despite opposition from businesses and neighborhood groups, the city of Des Moines, Iowa is intent on implementing a program to make local streets friendly to non-drivers.
June 2, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Parkersburg, IA, reeling from a recent tornado that devastated the town, could look to nearby Charles City for a silver lining.</p>
February 8, 2006, 10am PST
In Des Moines, eminent domain was a critical tool used to revitalize downtown, and the Kelo decision has put 'that ability under a cloud'.
June 23, 2005, 6am PDT
The city of Newton, Iowa is hoping the NASCAR-sponsored track will bring in much-needed revenue.
April 26, 2005, 6am PDT
Hawkeyes discover the appeal of an urban lifestyle.
January 10, 2005, 11am PST
A developer's ideas take this college town's urbanism to new heights.
October 29, 2004, 6am PDT
DesMoine's Drake neighborhood breaks ground on a new, "New Urban" development.
July 6, 2004, 10am PDT
New Urbanism is just "window dressing" writes David Knopf.
June 18, 2004, 6am PDT
The future of Iowa State's early 20th century dairy barns is in question