Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa Transportation Commission agenda for Nov. 4 meeting

Posted on: October 31, 2008

Iowa Department of Transportation
Materials Conference Room
Ames, Iowa




8 a.m.

*Approving Minutes of the Oct. 14, 2008, Commission Meeting

Connie Page,
Commission secretary,


Commission Comments



Staff Comments


8:05 a.m.

*2009-2010 Highway/Railroad Crossing Surface Repair Projects

Tamara Nicholson, director,
Office of Rail Transportation, 515-239-1052


*FY 2009 State Aviation Program Amendment

Kay Thede,
Office of Aviation,

8:10 a.m.

*Revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy (RISE) Application – Boone County (Delegation)

Stuart Anderson, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

8:15 a.m.

*RISE Default Policy Revision

Stuart Anderson, director,
Office of Systems Planning,

8:25 a.m.



* Action item



On Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, the Commission and Iowa DOT staff will meet informally at 3 p.m. in the Materials conference room at the Iowa DOT complex in Ames. Transportation-related matters that may be discussed include:

·      State Transportation Plan overview (Modal discussion)

·      2009 Highway Program balance report            

·      Federal-Aid Highway/Railroad Crossing Safety Program

·      RISE projects

·      Transit program

-    Intercity Bus Program

-    New Freedom Transit Program

·      Traffic Safety Improvement Program


While discussion on these matters may be held, no action will be taken at the workshop. 



Iowa highway in the evening