Iowa Bicycle and Pedestrian Long-Range Plan

PROJECT TIMELINE

Fall 2013

Hold initial meetings with steering committees, public and stakeholder meetings, review plans and policies, data collection, assess existing conditions.

Winter 2014

Assess existing conditions; develop vision, goals and objectives; develop initial policy recommendations; ongoing meetings with steering committees.

Spring 2014

Analyze U.S. bicycle route and level 1 trail opportunities, develop priorities and performance measures, create funding tools, prepare design guidelines, ongoing meetings with steering committees.

Summer-Fall 2014

Revise high-level policy recommendations, prepare initial draft plan for internal review, ongoing meetings steering committees.

Winter-Spring 2015

Present major policy recommendations to Iowa DOT District Engineers, Division Directors, and other internal stakeholders, revise recommendations and draft plan.

Summer 2015

Present plan for 45-day public comment period, revise and finalize plan, present to the Iowa Transportation Commission.