Cooperative Automated Transportation plan
As part of the transportation system management and operations process, which aims to strategically improve the transportation system to ensure safe, efficient, and convenient travel for the traveling public, the Iowa DOT has developed a plan for Cooperative Automated Transportation, known as CAT. The CAT plan establishes the Iowa DOT business case for automated transportation. The plan is just one of several plans that are intertwined to improve both safety and mobility on Iowa’s roads. The plans identify a variety of challenges and opportunities and include existing condition assessments for the plan topic, identified where gaps in processes exist, provides recommendations to move forward.