Where to park for free and which streets and bus stops are closed for the Iowa City Downtown Block Party

Parking will be free in the downtown ramps on Saturday, as the third annual Downtown Block Party takes over the streets, Iowa City Transit announced on Monday. Finding a spot may be a challenge though, because 42,000 people attended last year’s party, according to the Iowa City Downtown District (ICDD), which produces the event. […]

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Iowa City buses will be free on Friday and Saturday for the first two days of Iowa Arts Festival

On Friday and Saturday, there’ll be no charge for riding Iowa City buses, as the Iowa Arts Festival takes over downtown, the city announced on Monday. Buses will run on their regular schedules, but some stops will change starting on Thursday. The city’s bus hub will move from Washington and Clinton to Court Street between […]

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New ‘Iowa City Bike Library’ location opens this weekend

Iowa City Bike Library

It’s back! After two months of transition and renovation, the Iowa City Bike Library (ICBL) will open its new 10,000-square-foot location at 840 S. Capitol St. this Saturday at 10 a.m. “I think the new place looks great,” wrote ICBL board member Anne Duggan in an email to Little Village. “Some of our volunteers have […]

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Megabus adds route between Iowa City and the Quad Cities

Megabus expands

Good news for those who like to travel cheap! Megabus announced today that it will add Davenport, Iowa to its list of Midwest service locations beginning on Jan. 21, offering Iowa City residents a new travel alternative for trips to the Quad City area. Currently, Megabus in Iowa City services only Chicago, Omaha and Des […]

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