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    [IowaAPA] Iowa Access and Corridor Management Workshop

    Iowa Access and Corridor Management Workshop

    A free one-day workshop for engineers, planners, and other
    transportation professionals in Iowa
    About the workshop

    During the workshop, you'll learn

    * The ten basic principles of access management.
    * The safety and traffic flow benefits of good access management.
    * The business and land development impacts of improved access
    management.
    * How to identify access management problems using crash data and
    other data sources.
    * Practical access management problem fixes.
    * Access management "do's" and "don'ts."
    * Effective ways to work with the public, business owners, land
    owners, and developers on access management projects.
    * How land use planning affects access management success
    negatively and positively.
    * How to effectively manage access at the highway corridor level.
    * How intergovernmental agreements are being used in Iowa to
    manage access along corridors.

    Each workshop participant will receive an extensive electronic and
    print library about access management.
    Dates and locations

    * Friday, October 14, Gateway Center Hotel, Ames
    * Friday, October 21, Quality Inn Highlander Hotel, Iowa City
    * Friday, October 28, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake

    Workshops will run from 8:30AM until 4:00PM and will include a box lunch.
    Who should attend

    These workshops are free for

    * Iowa Department of Transportation staff,
    * metropolitan planning organization staff and officials,
    * regional planning affiliation staff and officials,
    * city and county staff and officials, and
    * connsultants who are doing work for the above organizations.

    There is a limit of approximately 100 attendees per workshop location.
    Cost

    Free for eligible participants. See list above.
    Registration

    Registration is limited to 100 people per workshop location.

    Register online or register by e-mail or phone:

    Georgia Parham
    Center for Transportation Research and Education
    2901 South Loop Drive, Suite 3100
    Ames, IA 50010-8632

    E-mail: gparham (AT) iastate (DOT) edu
    Phone: 515-294-2267
    Fax: 515-294-0467
    Registration deadline

    Please be sure your registration is received within seven working days
    of the workshop you plan to attend.
    Instructors

    * Dale Harrington, P.E.
    Mr. Harrington has been involved in the planning and design of a
    number of successful access management projects in Iowa. He is the
    principal author of the Iowa Statewide Urban Design Standards that
    pertain to access management.
    * David Plazak, AICP
    Mr. Plazak has conducted considerable research around the
    Midwest on the safety and economic impacts of access management. He is
    a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Access
    Management.

    Questions?

    See:

    http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/events/corridor_access.htm

    Contact Georgia Parham, gparham (AT) iastate (DOT) edu, 515-294-2267, with questions.

    Sponsors

    * Iowa Department of Transportation
    * CTRE
    * Midwest Transportation Consortium
    Last edited by NHPlanner; 05 Oct 2005 at 3:28 PM.

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