Siouxland Regional Transportation Planning Association (SRTPA) FY 2024 – 2027 Transportation Improvement Program Amendments
The SRTPA Policy Board will be voting on the following TIP amendments at the upcoming meeting on September 28, 2023:
- In the City of Marcus, PCC trail from city park to Holmes St & cemetery along pts of Fenton St, Locust St, Elm St, Highland Dr needs to be programmed for a total estimated cost of $412,375 with $329,900 Federal participation (TAP) in FY 2024.
- 200th Street Bridge over W. Branch Floyd River in Plymouth County needs to be programmed for a total estimated cost of $1,400,000 with $1,400,000 Federal participation (HBP) in FY 2027.
The meeting will be held on September 28, at 9:30 a.m. in the SIMPCO conference room (6401 Gordon Drive, Sioux City) and via Zoom. To participate electronically, please email or call SIMPCO to obtain the meeting ID and password. email@example.com or by phone at 712-279-6286
To view the current TIP, visit the SIMPCO website: click here
The Siouxland Regional Transportation Planning Association (SRTPA) Policy Board meetings are open to all individuals. Any person with a special need requiring reasonable accommodation or transportation to participate in a Policy Board meeting should contact the SIMPCO office at 712-279-6286 at least two (2) business days prior to the Policy Board meeting.
SIMPCO Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Grant Application Public Hearing
Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) will be holding a public hearing regarding the Housing Trust Fund grant application on September 28, 2023, at 11:15 a.m. at SIMPCO, 6401 Gordon Dr, Sioux City, IA 51106.
The funds from this grant will be used to assist income-qualified low to moderate-income homeowners in Woodbury, Plymouth, Monona, Cherokee, and Ida counties. Qualified homeowners will receive assistance with addressing health and safety issues found within their homes. This meeting is open to the public for input on the application and anyone interested in attending is encouraged to do so.
For questions or information, please contact Jenny Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 712-279-6286.
SIMPCO & Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District (NENEDD) Digital Equity Meeting
SIMPCO and NENEDD will host a Digital Equity Plan meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at SIMPCO (1122 Pierce Street) at 9:30 AM. Participants may also join the meeting via Zoom. Please call 712-279-6286 or email email@example.com for the Zoom information. Agenda
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 to continue to provide an innovative and sustainable shared mobility option: vanpooling.
The Enterprise Commute program, established many years ago, is a coordinated vanpool program available to people who live inside or outside of the service areas of Siouxland Regional Transit System and wish to access jobs in the area. The program coordinates participants who indicate their interest through various channels such as at their jobsite or via an online portal. The program then matches riders who have similar work shifts in similar areas and who are interested in riding together. Once four or more people are matched, a Commute with Enterprise representative will contact the group to begin working out the details. Commute with Enterprise then provides a 7-15 passenger vehicle, insurance, maintenance, and ongoing support. Each vanpool is customized to the specific needs of its four or more vanpoolers.
“Our new partnership with Enterprise allows Siouxland Regional Transit System to support the vanpool program and employment needs of local businesses in our community. The vanpool program will be partially subsidized by Siouxland Regional Transit System using local, state, and federal grant funds. The remaining cost is split among the employer and/or participants, with each vanpool rider paying a set fee per month. Enterprise will provide coordination services and technology, vehicles, liability insurance, scheduled vehicle maintenance, and 24-hour roadside assistance, as well as best practices for cleaning and Complete Clean Starter Kits for new Commuters.
Participants can choose a qualifying vanpool vehicle from Enterprise’s selection of makes and models, including crossovers, SUVs, minivans, and large passenger vans. Vanpoolers may choose to upgrade their vehicles with optional high-end features such as satellite radio and in-vehicle Wi-Fi service.
People who commute to or from the service areas of Siouxland Regional Transit System and are interested in joining the program can visit:
For more information, contact Brian Pearson with Siouxland Regional Transit System at BPearson@simpco.org or Abby Wilcox with Commute with Enterprise at firstname.lastname@example.org.