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News, Notifications & Alerts

There are many options to stay connected and informed of community events, emergencies, and other happenings that may disrupt routines or create hazardous conditions.

While the media plays an important role in delivering information to the community, it is also important for citizens to stay connected to the source(s) of information for accurate, up-to-date information on issues that may impact you, your family, and our community.


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Alert Iowa

Alert Iowa provides news and notices straight to your device and is one of the most reliable ways to stay informed of the items you are most interested in. Subscribers can also change their notification settings anytime.

The following types of text, e-mail, and phone notifications are available in Alert Iowa.

Weather Warnings and Advisories Emergencies 
Snow Emergency Declarations Street Closures and Lane Reductions
Flood Updates Parks & Recreation Programs & Events
Ward Meetings Volunteer Opportunities

And, much more - y
ou decide what is important to you.

Have a less tech-savvy parent you would like to sign-up for alerts? No problem. You can do that too and help them manage their account.

Our service also currently handles translations for Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Serbian Cyrillic, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Subscribe today.  Stay safe, connected, and informed.

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The FREE CitiBus Transloc Rider App takes the guesswork out of trip planning. With the smart phone app you can:

  • Plan your trip. 
  • Track buses on the route in real time and know when it will arrive at your location.
  • See what routes connect at transit hub/transfer locations.
  • Find out what time connecting buses will arrive.
  • Receive Rider Alerts and other important notifications.

The Transloc Rider App can be downloaded for free on the App Store or on Google Play.

You can also use our on-line map for trip planning, bus tracking and more.  Check it out at this link. 

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