Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs, and events. Topics this week include how Iowa City Transit is taking climate action, a grant opportunity for area artists, and a wintertime event for the whole family to enjoy. Select the image below to watch Iowa City Update.

Transit Adds Electric Buses

As part of an effort to reduce the City’s carbon footprint, Iowa City Transit has added four new electric buses that were funded through federal and state grants, and with MidAmerican Energy’s partnership.

Public Art Matching Fund Program

Local artists can apply for up to $3,000 in matching funds for a public art project, which could be visual, audio, or performance-based art.

Freeze Fest

Bring the entire family to this free event at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area to enjoy crafts, hiking, bird watching, and other outdoor winter activities.

Date of publication

Monday, January 24, 2022