Iowa DOT Wants Public Input to Develop Plan for Bicycles and Pedestrians

by Bill Petroski, Des Moines Register Iowa Department of Transportation officials are requesting public input at six public meetings into the development of a new statewide plan for bicycle and pedestrian transportation This plan will build upon the Iowa DOT’s long-range strategy for multi-modal transportation over the next three decades, Iowa in Motion – Planning[…]

Iowa DOT kicks off new statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Long-Range Plan #IowaBikePlan

The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking public input into the development of a new statewide plan for bicycle and pedestrian transportation at six public input meetings and online. The Iowa DOT is committed to expanding opportunities and further improving conditions for bicycling and walking across the state. The new Bicycle and Pedestrian Long-Range Plan[…]

RAGBRAI 2014 logo is revealed

This is the main symbol for RAGBRAI XLII. The logo for the next Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa has been revealed. The logo, unveiled Thursday in Des Moines, was designed by Suzanne Milosevich, the designated artist in the RAGBRAI marketing department. RAGBRAI XLII will be July 20 to 26, and registration will open[…]

Spazmatics to Play 2014 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party! Tickets and Tables Now Available

2014 RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party Saturday, January 25, 2014 7-8pm (VIP & IBC Members Entrance) 8pm (General Admission Doors Open) The Grand Ballroom Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines (top floor of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center)  Be there as the RAGBRAI XLII overnight towns are revealed for the 42nd ride across Iowa!  Join us[…]

Iowa CTG Active Community Design Toolkit

The Iowa Department of Public Health has posted the Iowa CTG Active Community Design Toolkit we distributed at the September 26th CTG Mark Fenton Workshop to our Iowa CTG website. To download, please visit http://www.idph.state.ia.us/CTG/SafeAndHealthyEnvironments.aspx and scroll down to the last section of the page. Thanks again for sharing your time and expertise with our Iowa CTG communities![…]

Happy First Day of Autumn!

Autumn is here! As in many states, Fall is a beautiful season in Iowa, though the warmth of Summer usually fades fast. Some riders look forward to cool weekend rides, others are ready to hang up their bikes for the season. For the RAGBRAI staff Autumn is a time of new beginnings – we have[…]