Improving Transportation for Large Scale Events Within the State of Iowa

Project status

Completed

Start date: 11/01/06
End date: 10/31/07

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators:

Student researcher:

  • Hillary Isebrands

About the research

The development of  Special Event Management Strategic Plans for individual events throughout Iowa focused on improving travel, safety and efficiency to and from Iowa’s largest traffic-generating events through the review of event-specific traffic management components. Initially, three events were selected:
• Iowa State Fair
• Iowa State University Home Football Games
• University of Iowa Home Football Games

Publications

Reports:

Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation

Partner(s): ITERIS

Image: Iowa State Fairgrounds parking
Iowa State Fairgrounds parking
Image: Iowa State Fair traffic control staff
Iowa State Fair traffic control staff
Image: Iowa State Fair dynamic message sign for shuttle
Iowa State Fair dynamic message sign for shuttle
Image: Iowa State Fair portable dynamic message sign for shuttle
Iowa State Fair portable dynamic message sign for shuttle