CAMBUS student employees pose in front of a bus at the 2024 state roadeo

CAMBUS earns multiple awards at state public transit conference and bus roadeo

CAMBUS staff attended the annual IPTA state conference and bus roadeo June 5 – 8 in Ames hosted by CyRide. The conference provides an opportunity for public transportation leaders to connect and attend various training sessions.
image of construction equipment on road with traffic cones separating traffic

Construction begins on new road connecting Newton Road to UI Health Care university campus

Construction of a new road connecting Newton Road to the University of Iowa Health Care university campus is underway. The project will be completed in phases with changes to traffic patterns, pedestrian detours, and bus stop closures.

Pedestrian detour: Evashevski Drive sidewalk closure June 22 - 23

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Due to sidewalk closures, pedestrian traffic will detour to the skyway. To enter the skyway, please use entrances at the West Campus Transportation Center (WCTC) and Hospital Parking Ramp 3 and proceed to via the stairs or elevator to the skyway level.

Traffic alert: Evashevski Road closure and detour Saturday, June 22

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Evashevski Drive will be closed to through traffic between Hawkeye Ramp Drive and Hawkins Drive on Saturday, June 22. Eastbound traffic will be routed along Hawkeye Ramp Drive to Hawkins Drive. Westbound traffic will be routed along Hawkins Drive to Melrose Avenue.

CAMBUS service alert: VA Loop bus stop to close for one day on Wednesday, June 26

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
The VA Loop bus stop will close for one day on Wednesday, June 26 due to the ongoing construction project on Newton Road. Alternative boarding locations include stops to the east near MERF and Newton Road Ramp, and stops to the west at Dental College.

CAMBUS service alert: Route 34 Research Park to detour East Lot beginning Friday, June 21

Due to a railroad project at Old Hospital Road, CAMBUS will be detouring at the Research Park campus beginning Friday, June 21. The East Lot bus stop will be relocated east of the parking lot to Oakdale Road. The Old Hospital stops will be closed during the detour. The detour is anticipated to go through the end of July 2024.

Parking alert: Hospital Parking Ramp 4 partial weekend closures

As part of our annual maintenance plan, maintenance will be performed this summer in the west section of HPR4. The west section of Hospital Parking Ramp 4 (HPR4) and the entrance/exit from For the Kids Way will be closed for maintenance over 3 weekends.

Maintenance alert: Sidewalk closure near Lots 65 and 75, June 19 – July 3, 2024

Monday, June 17, 2024
For your safety, the sidewalk between Duane Banks Field and Hansen Football Performance Center will be closed during renovation of the baseball stadium. 
2024 support person of the year John Underwood poses with his award

John Underwood recognized as 2024 CAMBUS Support Person of the Year

University of Iowa’s CAMBUS recognizes John Underwood as the 2024 Support Person of the Year. The award was established by CAMBUS in 2019 to recognize the support staff who serve in behind-the-scenes roles to keep the transit system operating smoothly.