News & Events

SRTS Employee Appreciation Dinner

On the 27th of June, the Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS) management, administrators, dispatchers, drivers, and board chair gathered for an employee appreciation dinner. The purpose of the gathering was to express gratitude and recognize the dedication, reliability, and unwavering commitment demonstrated by the team in ensuring the safety of their clients during each trip. […]

Disaster Assistance & Resources

Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the recent severe storms and widespread flooding damage. SIMPCO staff are working to compile resources, updates, and links to official information to aid the region as it starts to rebuild from the recent devastation. Visit our Disaster Assistance page for the latest information and resources or […]

Chris Larsen Park Dedication

On June 20, 2024, SIMPCO staff participated in the dedication of Chris Larsen Park in Sioux City. The dedication celebrated completion of the Riverfront Redevelopment Project. SIMPCO staff served on the Riverfront Steering Committee. Since 2010, the SIMPCO Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has contributed $2.4 million in Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) funds to enhance and […]

SIMPCO Annual Award Ceremony

On Thursday, June 13, 2024, the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) held its annual awards ceremony at the Cottonwood Inn and Conference Center in South Sioux City, Iowa. Karl Elmshaeuser, Executive Director of the Nebraska Environmental Trust, was the guest speaker at the event. SIMPCO Executive Director, Michelle Bostinelos and Sergeant Bluff Mayor and […]

Congratulations to the Remsen Public Library!

Congratulations to the Remsen Public Library for being selected to receive a Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Accessible Small and Rural Communities grant for $10,000, which is provided by the American Library Association (ALA). The grant funds will be utilized for the installation of automatic ADA-accessible doors to better serve visitors with mobility impairments. SIMPCO played […]

Bike to Work Day was a SUCCESS!

SIMPCO’s Bicycle Pedestrian Roundtable and the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce hosted the Sioux City Metro Bike to Work Day on May 17th. This annual tradition takes place each May to celebrate Bike Month which is endorsed by the U.S. DOT and the League of American Bicyclists.  Bike to Work Day encourages people to trade in […]