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Coralville transportation facility gets federal funding

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

The Coralville Intermodal Transportation Center has received federal funding to construct Phase I of the facility.

In an announcement made on Tuesday, the Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration says it has awarded the City of Coralville a $750,000 grant to assist with the construction of the project.

Supporters of the project say it will help alleviate congestion and provide important services to the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa Hospitals and clinics, along with the Iowa City VA Medical Center

The facility, which will be located in the Iowa River Landing, will include  park-and-ride commuter spaces, bike lockers, bike racks, bus loading for three buses and a daycare.

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