News & Events

Congratulations to the city of Marcus!

Congratulations to the city of Marcus on receiving $300,000 in funding from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant. These funds will go towards the construction of a new community golf clubhouse and recreation center that will serve as an event venue, restaurant, and virtual sports facility. SIMPCO assisted the […]

Siouxland Regional Transit System Introduces New Partnership to Encourage Shared Rides for Commuters in Our Service Areas

Sioux City, Iowa (May 1, 2023) – As businesses in the area continue to grow and commute costs continue to increase, Siouxland Regional Transit System is creating improvements to the transit system to attract workers to the area while reducing expenses for commuters. In partnership with Commute with Enterprise, Siouxland Regional Transit System is helping […]

Bike to Work Day BOGO Deals! May 19th!

From morning brews  to evening brews , we’ve got you covered. Bicyclists who participate in Bike to Work Day next month will have access to all-day specials at these downtown restaurants! Thanks so much to these bike-friendly sponsors for their generosity and support: Downtown Partners – Sioux City Buffalo Alice Coffee & Purrs Hardline Coffee Co. Jackson […]

Sioux City Metro Bike to Work Day

Spring is officially here, which means Bike to Work Day will be here before we know it! This year we will have a complimentary breakfast, giveaways, health and fitness vendors, and a bus demonstration from Sioux City Transit. The fun doesn’t stop at the end of the event: participants will have access to ALL-DAY BOGO […]

Congratulations to Plymouth County – $792,778 RISE Grant

Congratulations to Plymouth County on its grant award from the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economic (RISE) Program in the amount of $792,778! These funds will be used to assist in paving approximately 2,625 feet of 240th Street located south of Le Mars.  This project was deemed necessary to provide improved access […]

Honoring Transit Driver Appreciation Day

HONORING TRANSIT DRIVER APPRECIATION DAY – SIOUXLAND REGIONAL TRANSIT SYSTEM Siouxland Regional Transit System (SRTS) would like to recognize its team of drivers serving across the tristate region of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota on National Transit Driver Appreciation Day. It is an annual event to celebrate the public service of public transit vehicle operators. […]

Share Your Input to Shape the Future of the Interstate 29 Corridor

We have an exciting opportunity through a multi-phased Interstate 29 Corridor Study to establish a long-term transportation plan that both modernizes the I-29 Corridor while maintaining its versatility. The plan will examine the I-29 Corridor through the northwest portion of the Sioux City metro. The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) and Study Advisory Team […]


SIMPCO 101 Please join our SIMPCO 101 to find out how to get the most out of your SIMPCO membership! All newly elected city/county staff, mayors, supervisors, commissioners, council members and board members, and those curious about becoming a member are welcome to join! Thursday, April 20, 2023 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Correctionville Community Center […]

Momentum Conference – Keeping Your Community Moving Forward

MOMENTUM CONFERENCE Thursday, April 6, 2023 8:00 a.m. Wakefield Civic Center 407 E. 7th Street Wakefield NE 68784 Join Wakefield Progressive, Inc. for a day full of inspiration and tools to keep your community’s momentum moving forward! Hear from small developers that have created downtown housing opportunities and helped revitalize their rural communities as well […]

Press Release: Iowa Town Hall Meetings on Digital Services

Iowa Town Hall Meetings on Digital Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2023  CONTACT: Gloria Van Rees, (515) 782-3661,  DES MOINES- The Department of Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer is excited to announce more than 50 public town hall style meetings to get feedback from everyday Iowans on digital services, including broadband, […]