The University of Iowa

Alternative Transportation

Alternative Transportation
Pedestrian Bridge

Cedar Prairie Trail Pedestrian Bridge Replacement

Civil & Environmental Engineering students created a design for replacement of a pedestrian bridge for the Cedar Prairie Trail in Waterloo, Iowa. The City of Waterloo hopes to replace two pedestrian bridges along the Cedar Prairie Trail that...
Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City Automated Vehicle Adaptation and Equity Plan

Graduate students in the School of Urban & Regional Planning, in conjunction with the City of Iowa City and National Advance Driving Simulator, completed a plan to help Iowa City prepare for the anticipated impacts of automated vehicles on the...
Pathways Plan public meeting

Keokuk Pathways and Green Streets Plan

As part of their capstone project, second-year graduate students from the School of Urban & Regional Planning created a plan outlining potential opportunities for conversion of low-traffic residential streets to non-vehicular greenways, in...
Keokuk Downtown Streetscape

Keokuk Main Street / State Highway Study

As part of the Planning Sustainable Transportation Course at the University of Iowa School of Urban and Regional Planning, students examined possible design alternatives for Main Street (US Route 218) in downtown Keokuk. For much of the 20th Century...
Boone River Canoeing

Webster City Parks & Recreation Plan

Working in collaboration with the City of Webster City Parks & Recreation Department, graduate students in the School of Urban & Regional Planning completed a Parks & Recreation Master Plan for Webster City that promotes appropriate land...
Complete Street Rendering

Pennsylvania Ave Complete Streets Design Alternatives

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created complete street designs for Pennsylvania Avenue in Mason City. The City of Mason City has demonstrated a commitment to multi-modal transportation...

Mason City Public Transit Ridership Campaign

Students from the School of Journalism & Mass Communication developed a strategic marketing and communications campaign to attract new riders for the Mason City’s public transit system, using creative outreach materials and various...

Mason City Transit Study and Marketing

In a report to the City of Mason City, students in the Entrepreneurial Management Institute: Business Consulting class conducted market research and provided recommendations to attract new riders for the City’s public transit system. By appealing to...

Safe Routes to School

Students conducted walkability assessments in two rural Woodbury County Communities. Using data from the assessments, students used ArcGIS Online to create a map of each community’s walkability strengths and weaknesses. In September 2014, Siouxland...