Transportation Planning Division provides transportation policies and legislations, and connects with transportation planners at APA’s networking events
Safe Route to School develops programs to help make bicycling and walking to school safer and encourage children to bike and walk to school.
Streetfilms provides short films that display smart transportation design and policy lead to better places to live, work, and play.
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.
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.
This link provides a video that summarizes the components of the St. Paul, Minnesota Way-finding Master Plan.
The Iowa Bicycle Coalition builds partnerships, educates Iowans, and helps to establish safe and enjoyable bicycle transportation and recreation networks throughout Iowa.
Walkscore.com is a website that rates the “walkability” of any neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
Report from Transportation for America that includes 12 case studies on transit in rural areas and small towns.
The Des Moines Register provides an overview of the Ingersoll Avenue lane diet project.
Manual providing guidance on achieving balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.
A guide to transportation funding programs from the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT).
Found here is a publication of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), and Main Street Iowa.
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.