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Project timeline

Fall 2013
Hold initial meetings with steering committees, public and stakeholder meetings, review plans and policies, data collection, assess existing conditions.

Winter 2014
Assess existing conditions; develop vision, goals and objectives; develop initial policy recommendations; ongoing meetings with steering committees.

Spring 2014
Analyze U.S. bicycle route and level 1 trail opportunities, develop priorities and performance measures, create funding tools, prepare design guidelines, ongoing meetings with steering committees.

Summer-Fall 2014
Revise high-level policy recommendations, prepare initial draft plan for internal review, ongoing meetings steering committees.

Winter-Spring 2015
Present major policy recommendations to Iowa DOT District Engineers, Division Directors, and other internal stakeholders, revise recommendations and draft plan.

Summer 2015
Present plan for 45-day public comment period, revise and finalize plan, present to the Iowa Transportation Commission.