Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to meet Dec. 11 in Ames

Posted on: December 07, 2012

AMES, Iowa – Dec. 7, 2012 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Iowa Department of Transportation headquarters’ Materials Conference Room at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.





1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
Nov. 13, 2012, Commission Meeting

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments



Staff Comments


1:35 p.m.

*Calendar Year 2013 Intercity Bus Grant Program

Ryan Ward,
Office of Public Transit,

1:40 p.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Policies

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

1:45 p.m.

*Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program – Project Completion Settlement Process Policy

Stuart Anderson, director,
Planning, Programming and Modal Division,

1:50 p.m.


*Action item

Informal workshop session
The Commission will meet informally with Iowa DOT staff at 10 a.m. in the Materials Conference Room. The following transportation-related matters may be discussed, but no action will be taken during the workshop. The items are listed in no particular order and may be discussed at any point during the workshop.

  • 2013 Highway Program balance report
  • Intercity Bus Program
  • FY 2014 Iowa DOT budget presentation
  • RISE policies
  • Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Program policies
  • Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) implementation
  • Passenger rail update
  • 2013 preliminary Commission tours


Editor’s note: Live audio streaming of the Iowa Transportation Commission’s workshop and business meeting will be available at The audio feed will be active 15 minutes prior to each session and discontinued immediately after adjournment.


Iowa highway in the evening