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Freight contacts


Garrett Pedersen

Phone: 515-239-1520


Garrett is the team leader for the Planning Section of the Office of Systems Planning. This section is responsible for the development of the state and modal transportation plans for the Department. He is also responsible for the freight planning activities including the collection of freight information, development of a freight plan and working with the Freight Advisory Council.

Sam Hiscocks

Phone: 515-239-1004


Sam is the Freight and Rail Planner in the Office of Systems planning, he is responsible for compiling and analyzing freight and rail data for use in the development of freight planning reports, studies, and plans. He is also responsible for maintaining and updating various freight planning databases and collecting and analyzing the railroad annual reports.