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First Three Months of Cedar Rapids City Bike Share Sees 8,700 Rides

In May, the City of Cedar Rapids unveiled the city's first bike share program with a fleet of 150 electric-assist bikes and 90 bike rack stations throughout Cedar Rapids' core districts. Results from mid-May to mid-August show a total of 8,700 paid bike r…
In May, the City of Cedar Rapids unveiled the city's first bike share program with a fleet of 150 electric-assist bikes and 90 bike rack stations throughout Cedar Rapids' core dis……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/09/first-three-months-cedar-rapids-city-bike-share-sees-8700-rides

Market Season Wraps Up with Strong Partnerships & Community Impact + Save the Date for 2020 Markets

The final Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust of the year took place on September 21, and capped another impactful season for local Iowa vendors and for area nonprofits.
The final Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust of the year took place on September 21, and capped another impactful season for local I……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/market-season-wraps-strong-partnerships-community-impact

New Downtown Benches Align with Other Beautification Efforts and Meet Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements

​New benches are on the way to Downtown Cedar Rapids. Look for 70 new, metal benches throughout the district starting this week. The 140 previous wooden benches were removed over the last few months.
New benches are on the way to Downtown Cedar Rapids. Look for 70 new, metal benches throughout the district starting this week. The 140 previous wooden benches were removed over t……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/new-metal-benches-align-other-beautification-efforts-and-meet-americans-disabilities-act-requirements

New Czech Village/New Bohemia SSMID District Beautification Committee Calls for Volunteers

The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission is seeking any businesses, employees and residents interested in working on beautification of the district to consider volunteering with the Commission on a new…
The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission is seeking any businesses, employees and residents interested in working on beautifi……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/new-czech-villagenew-bohemia-ssmid-district-beautification-committee-calls-volunteers

Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District Commission Discusses 2020 Priorities

​The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission reviewed, discussed and provided feedback on a long list of 2020 priority options in order to start narrowing down focus areas for the coming year, in addition…
The Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commission reviewed, discussed and provided feedback on a long list of 2020 priority options in……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/10/czech-villagenew-bohemia-self-supported-municipal-improvement-district-commission-discusses-2020-priorities

Cedar Rapids Bike Share Program Seasonal Closure

​Wondering what happens to the Cedar Rapids bike share bikes and scooters now that cold weather has arrived? The Cedar Rapids bike share program is closing for the season. E-bikes and e-scooters are being picked up by vendor Veoride, who will store them o…
Wondering what happens to the Cedar Rapids bike share bikes and scooters now that cold weather has arrived? The Cedar Rapids bike share program is closing for the season. E-bikes ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/11/cedar-rapids-bike-share-program-seasonal-closure

New Competition Races into Downtown Cedar Rapids Next Year

​They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition in 2020 is opportunity knocking, and it’s anything but soft. Race for the Space is a new opportunity for businesses to compete to win free rent in Downtown Cedar Rapids for up to one year plus marketi…
They say opportunity knocks softly. A new competition in 2020 is opportunity knocking, and it’s anything but soft. Race for the Space is a new opportunity for businesses to compe……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/11/new-competition-races-downtown-cedar-rapids-next-year

From the Mouths of Babes: An Idea for First & First West

On the west side of the Cedar River in Downtown Cedar Rapids sits eight acres of land full of potential. The site, known as First & First West, is significant in a few ways.
On the west side of the Cedar River in Downtown Cedar Rapids sits eight acres of land full of potential. The site, known as First & First West, is significant in a few ways. Firs……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/12/mouths-babes-idea-first-first-west

Downtown Gleams and Glitters with Holiday Cheer

​The holidays are shining bright with Downtown Cedar Rapids wrapped up in lights, garland and bows. Greene Square glimmers with lights, city sidewalk planters are popping with color and skywalks feel warmer with wreaths dotting the way. The Downtown Self-…
The holidays are shining bright with Downtown Cedar Rapids wrapped up in lights, garland and bows. Greene Square glimmers with lights, city sidewalk planters are popping with color……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/12/downtown-gleams-and-glitters-holiday-cheer

Downtown Building to be Illuminated with New Video Projector Installation

​Recent years have proven illuminating for Downtown Cedar Rapids. An installation lighting up the Armstrong Center will soon join the list of Downtown lighting projects.
Recent years have proven illuminating for Downtown Cedar Rapids. An installation lighting up the Armstrong Center will soon join the list of Downtown lighting projects. A perma……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/downtown-building-be-illuminated-new-video-projector-installation

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