School of Urban and Regional PlanningThe University of IowaGraduate College

Transportation

  • Updated: 05/26/2016 12:11 pm CDT
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    Transportation Planning Division provides transportation policies and legislations, and connects with transportation planners at APA’s networking events

  • Updated: 05/18/2016 11:18 am CDT
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    Safe Route to School develops programs to help make bicycling and walking to school safer and encourage children to bike and walk to school.

  • Updated: 05/17/2016 11:33 am CDT
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    Streetfilms provides short films that display smart transportation design and policy lead to better places to live, work, and play.

  • Updated: 03/25/2016 1:52 am CDT
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    The Iowa Commuter Transportation Study was commissioned by Iowa DOT to identify the existing and future commuter needs in the Interstate 380 (I-380) corridor and determine the viability if various commuter transportation improvements to meet the needs.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 8:49 pm CDT
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    From the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - The Local Government Climate and Energy Strategy Series gives an overview of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategies that local governments can use.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:57 pm CDT
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    The Iowa Bicycle Coalition builds partnerships, educates Iowans, and helps to establish safe and enjoyable bicycle transportation and recreation networks throughout Iowa.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:57 pm CDT
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    Walkscore.com is a website that rates the “walkability” of any neighborhood.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:58 pm CDT
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    Handbook sponsored by Omaha by Design. The handbook sets out to improve the appearance of Omaha’s streets and create a setting that is welcoming to pedestrians and cyclists as well as drivers and transit users.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:01 pm CDT
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    Report from Transportation for America that includes 12 case studies on transit in rural areas and small towns.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:02 pm CDT
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    The Des Moines Register provides an overview of the Ingersoll Avenue lane diet project.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:03 pm CDT
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    Manual providing guidance on achieving balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 11:47 am CDT
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    This link provides a video that summarizes the components of the St. Paul, Minnesota Way-finding Master Plan.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 10:43 am CDT
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    A guide to transportation funding programs from the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT).

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 12:03 pm CDT
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    Found here is a publication of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), and Main Street Iowa.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 10:51 am CDT
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    Statewide Urban Design And Specifications (SUDAS) manuals provide common urban standards for public improvements such as sanitary sewers, water mains, streets, sidewalks, utility locations, signalization, drainage and erosion control.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 12:15 pm CDT
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    The Public Policy Center's (PPC) mission at the University of Iowa is to provide decision-makers with information that can make lifestyles and communities thrive in sustainable ways through academic research.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 1:42 pm CDT
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    The Iowa Councils of Governments (COGs) provide professional planning, programming, and technical assistance to Iowa’s cities, counties, businesses, community organizations and Iowans of all ages.