Garrett Pedersen
Phone: 515-239-1520

Garrett is the team leader for the Planning Section of the Systems Planning Bureau. This section is responsible for the development of the state and modal transportation plans for the Department. He is also responsible for the freight planning activities including the collection of freight information, development of a freight plan and working with the Freight Advisory Council.

Sam Hiscocks
Phone: 515-239-1004

Sam is the Freight and Rail Planner in the Systems Planning Bureau, he is responsible for compiling and analyzing freight and rail data for use in the development of freight planning reports, studies, and plans. He is also responsible for maintaining and updating various freight planning databases and collecting and analyzing the railroad annual reports.