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Lincoln Way Corridor Study

Lincoln Way cuts through Ames from east to west. How can it be improved? What do you like? What needs to be changed?

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  • Ada Hayden Prairie Restoration Project Begins with Spraying and Seeding

    Restoration of Ada Hayden Heritage Park prairie will begin in the next weeks by spraying a non-selective herbicide in the designated 50-acre prairie area to kill existing vegetation. The restoration process will continue in the spring of 2017 by spraying to kill any remaining or emerging vegetation. This is the first step in restoring a healthy prairie to native plantings. Seeding will then take place later in the spring of 2017.

  • Duff Park Playground Ribbon-Cutting & Halloween Big Truck Expo!

    The community is invited to a celebration event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Duff Park, 1323 Duff Ave. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned at 5 p.m. to recognize park improvements, and the event will include an exhibit of several City of Ames big trucks and assorted equipment

  • CyRide Seeks Public Input for System Redesign

    CyRide, the community public transit system serving Ames, has been working on a system redesign study to determine if the current route structure and schedules are the most efficient method of service delivery for Ames. CyRide’s demand has reached approximately seven million rides annually. While ridership has grown dramatically over the last decade, CyRide’s route structure has basically remained the same. Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates has been hired to assist with the analysis of the system and recommend improvements.