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States and Territories: Iowa

Iowa Rail Toolkit to Promote Freight Rail - 1/12/2015
The Iowa Department of Transportation has developed a rail toolkit to serve as a resource guide geared toward new freight rail users and economic development...

Iowa Statewide Heavy-Truck Crash Assessment - 10/27/2014
With a goal of reducing heavy-truck crashes, researchers have completed a project that looked to identify the causes, locations, and other factors related to heavy-truck...

Economic Development: Pulling the Right Strings - 7/10/2012
This article identifies five initiatives advancing transportation and logistics investments that support economic development from around the United States. It includes a discussion of initiatives...

Ames Intermodal Facility Opens its Doors - 6/21/2012
The new $9.2 million Ames Intermodal Facility will bring together car parking and transit access, private and public transportation providers, and the Iowa State University...

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