Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission to Meet July 9 in Ames

Posted on: July 02, 2013

AMES, Iowa – July 2, 2013 – The Iowa Transportation Commission will hold its next business meeting Tuesday, July 9, at the Iowa Department of Transportation headquarters’ Materials Conference Room at 800 Lincoln Way in Ames.





1:30 p.m.

*Approve Minutes of the
June 11, 2013, Commission Meeting in Council Bluffs

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments



Staff Comments


1:35 p.m.

*Administrative Rules: 761 IAC 601, 604, 605 and 630 – related to online driver’s license renewal

Mark Lowe, director,
Motor Vehicle Division,

1:40 p.m.

*State Aviation Program Recommendation

Kay Thede,
Office of Aviation,

1:45 p.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Franklin County (delegation)

Craig Markley, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

1:50 p.m.


*Action item

Informal workshop session

The Commission will meet informally with Iowa DOT staff at 10:30 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.

·      Administrative Rules changes

o  761 IAC 601, 604, 605 and 630 – related to online driver’s license renewal

·      RISE projects

o  Franklin County Immediate Opportunity

·   2013 Highway Program balance report

·   August Commission tour preview

·   State Aviation Program

o  Commercial Service Vertical Infrastructure

o  General Aviation Vertical Infrastructure

o  Airport Improvement Program

·   State Public Transit Program recommendation

o  State Transit Assistance

o  Public Transit Infrastructure

·      Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) planning impacts

·      Iowa Interstate Corridor Plan


Editor’s note: There are two ways to listen to the Commission’s workshop and business meeting. The broadcast feed and phone line are active 15 minutes prior to each session and discontinued immediately after meeting adjournment.

  1. Live audio streaming will be available online at:

2.    Call 866-685-1580 and enter access code 0009990545. 


Iowa highway in the evening