Transportation Policy Strategies for Iowa to Advance the Quality of Life, 2004

(2004) Transportation Policy Strategies for Iowa to Advance the Quality of Life, 2004. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Building on the policy directions advanced in the publication "Policy Strategies for Iowa in Making Major Road Investments", this report defines each policy issue and discusses how transportation can play a role in addressing it. Perspectives from several focus group meetings conducted in nine communities in Iowa are discussed. The report also examines available data pertaining to the issues. Finally, the report presents several specific recommendations dealing with issues on economic development, safety, choice of transportation modes, and financing transportation in the future. The recommendations are directed at proving the Iowa Transportation Commission with the best possible insights to be used in making investment decisions that will impact the quality of life in Iowa in future years.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Economic conditions, Economic development, Economic factors, Financing, Mode choice, Socioeconomic development, Socioeconomic factors, Transportation planning, Transportation safety
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Traffic safety
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Economics, finance, and taxes
Transportation > Law and policies
ID Code: 22340
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 23 Jun 2016 18:06
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2016 18:06
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22340