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    Cyride shut down

    The snow/ice is bad enough that Cyride has completely shut down service. I spent 30 minutes in my car making a loop from Haber to University to Stange and back into Freddy. Roads are slick!!

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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Looks like I got home just in time. This has like never happened.



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    There's snow and ice?

    Wow -what a difference 30 miles can make. It's just cold here.



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Wow! Never saw that happen in four years. Somebody is gonna break their neck walking to Freddy now though if its that slick.



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Wow, I remember back in 89 we had a bad ice storm in Ames, cancelled everything...but we still rode CyRide to the mall! It must be bad.


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    Re: Cyride shut down

    What's Ankeny like?


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Bondurant (which is pretty much ankeny) is fine.....Nothing at all on the ground.
    I live 23 miles from Ames.



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Ya I jumped a curb in my car about a half hour ago slicker than I thought but not terrible if you drive smart



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Feb 2007 the University shut down in the afternoon and the next whole day.



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Interesting. I'm a CyRide driver and we've driven through some pretty heavy snowstorms and icestorms, and still not had to shut down. I know there's been enough snow to cover the ground this evening and my roommate said it was slick outside, but it's interesting that it has been enough to shut down service...



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Question - I was planning on driving from Des Moines to Ames here in about an hour...are the roads bad enough to keep me from making the trip?



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    well im in ankeny and its not bad here but obviously its not good in ames


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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Question - I was planning on driving from Des Moines to Ames here in about an hour...are the roads bad enough to keep me from making the trip?
    Don't make the trip!!! For the love of all things Cyclones, stay home...



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    I live by West St. and Sheldon...roads have been backed up for a full block in every direction for at least the past hour...wow



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    Re: Cyride shut down

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Question - I was planning on driving from Des Moines to Ames here in about an hour...are the roads bad enough to keep me from making the trip?
    I'm assuming 35 and 30 are fine as the DOT was out on my way home today, but inside the City of Ames, as usual, is horrible right now. I think you will be fine until you get off the highway, than take it easy...

    DOT says everything is OK on 30 and 35...Iowa DOT Travel Information Service

    However, those were last updated at 5 PM, and Ames got the majority of the snow between 5 and 5:30.



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