Iowa City In Focus brings the people, places, and projects of Iowa City into clear view. This video feature spotlights our community through in-depth storytelling. Click the play-button below to watch the entire video or select the individual images to skip to specific topics.

Emerald Ash Borer Treatment

The emerald ash borer has been spreading across the state, including in Iowa City. Watch to see how the City is treating ash trees in order to keep them a part of our urban forest. 

Riverfront Crossings Park

Watch a recap of the grand opening of Iowa City’s newest park, which was designed to better absorb flood water from both Ralston Creek and the Iowa River. Other amenities include a nature play area, trails, and shelter space.

Iowa City Traffic Study Data

The Iowa City Police Department have been collecting & studying traffic stop data since 1999 in an effort to curb disproportionate contact with minorities. The most recent data shows improvements, but there's more work to be done.

Bike Shorts: Balance Bikes

In this episode of our Bike Shorts series, learn the benefits of starting a first-time rider on a pedal-less bike.

Kids Day at the Farmers Market

Learn how future vendors are taking over the Iowa City Farmers Market this fall to put their homemade goods on display.

Iowa City Monarch Festival

This celebration of the Monarch Butterfly is moving to a new location this year. Learn how we can create an environment that helps this unique, vibrant butterfly thrive in our community.

Date of publication

Tuesday, August 06, 2019