Systems Planning

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Mission

To leverage multidisciplinary expertise to advise the Iowa DOT on matters related to safety and use of bicycle and pedestrian travel as modes of transportation and recreation, thus improving mobility and quality of life for Iowans.

Values

  • Open discussion and respect for a variety of interests and opinions.
  • Commitment to regular participation and other assigned responsibilities.
  • Collaborative decision-making that provides the best end result for Iowa’s transportation system.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include but are not
limited to:

  • Provide education and advice to the Iowa DOT.
  • Make recommendations regarding policies and procedures.
  • Assist in updating design guidance.
  • Provide educational opportunities to stakeholders.
  • Inform measures for monitoring success.
  • Review and comment on various materials.
  • Support the implementation of Iowa’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Long Range Plan.
  • Recommend changes to the plan, as necessary, to achieve its purposes.
  • Prepare periodic reports.

Organization

  • Meet on a biannual basis.
  • Meeting will be held at the Iowa DOT, Ames Central Complex.
  • Agendas will be cooperatively developed by the Advisory Committee and Iowa DOT staff.
  • Meeting arrangements will be the responsibility of the Iowa DOT.
  • Iowa DOT will provide staff support, as needed.

For more information on the Iowa Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, please contact Milly Ortiz, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, at 515-233-7733 or milly.ortiz@iowadot.us.



Advisory Committee meetings


April 17, 2019

Iowa Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
April 17, 2019

 


 

 

Advisory Committee Membership

 

 

Name Last Name Position Organization

Krista

Billhorn

District Planner

Iowa DOT-District 2

Joe

Corey

Public Works Director

City of West Des Moines

Gregg

Durbin

Local Systems Engineer

Iowa DOT-District 1

Shelby

Ebel

Planner

Iowa DOT, Location and Environment Bureau

Cara

Hamann

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Iowa

Daniel

Harness

Engineer

Iowa DOT, Design Bureau

Lisa

Hein

Senior Director of Conservation Programs

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Zach

James

Transportation Director

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

Tammie

Krausman

REAP Coordinator

Iowa DNR

Jan

Laaser-Webb

Director

Iowa DOT, Traffic and Safety Bureau

Oreste

Lechnowsky

Staff Engineer

Iowa DOT, District 4

Codie

Leseman

Planner

Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments

Mark

Nahra

County Engineer

Pottawattamie County

Kimball

Olson

Aesthetics Coordinator

Iowa DOT, Bridges and Structures Bureau

John

Peterson

Livable Communities Statewide Volunteer Lead

AARP

Sam

Shea

District Planner

Iowa DOT, District 6

Sarah

Taylor-Watts

Physical Activity Coordinator

Iowa Department of Public Health

Hector

Torres-Cacho

District Planner

Iowa DOT, District 5

Sarah

Walz

Planner

MPO of Johnson County

Vern

Willey II

City Council

City of Altoona

Mark

Wright

Staff Engineer

Iowa DOT, District 3

Mark

Wyatt

Executive Director

Iowa Bicycle Coalition