Cedar-Iowa River Rail Transit Project Feasibility Study, November 9, 2006

(2006) Cedar-Iowa River Rail Transit Project Feasibility Study, November 9, 2006. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Five Seasons Transportation & Parking (FSTP) and the Johnson County Council of Governments (JCCOG) are interested in evaluating the feasibility of prospective passenger rail service(s) that would operate over existing trackage of the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Company (CRANDIC), seen below left, and/or the Iowa Interstate Railroad System (IAIS), seen below right, connecting Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and the Amana Colonies. To perform the study, FSTP and JCCOG selected R.L. Banks & Associates, Inc. (RLBA) as Prime Contractors, HNTB Corporation (HNTB) and Snyder & Associates, Inc. (Snyder) as Subcontractors, hereafter Consultant Team. Both railroads participated in the study and contributed time and resources, as did many local government and civic organizations. The purpose of the study is to determine whether it is feasible to establish regularly scheduled passenger rail service and/or special event excursion rail service, in conjunction with the Five Seasons Transit system, Iowa City Transit, East Central Iowa Transit, Coralville Transit and the University of Iowa CAMBUS.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Transportation, Transit Project, Rail Transit System
Subjects: Transportation > Research
Transportation
Transportation > Railroads
ID Code: 13472
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 01 Aug 2012 15:31
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2012 15:31
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/13472

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