Iowa LTAP has moved from CTRE to the Institute for Transportation

Iowa's LTAP Newsletter: Technology News

Technology News is one of CTRE's primary avenues for exchanging transportation-related information with local agencies. The bimonthly newsletter gives an up-to-date look to the up-to-date information our 2,500+ readers have grown to expect. Feature articles from Technology News are regularly reprinted in national transportation magazines.

Download a sample pdf to see what the print version looks like (499 kb).

About Technology News

Preparation of this newsletter was financed through LTAP, a nationwide effort financed jointly in Iowa by the FHWA and the Iowa DOT. Iowa's LTAP is housed and administered at ISU's Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE).

Newsletter format

Prior to May 2004 back issues are in portable document format (pdf). To read pdf files you must have a copy of the Adobe Acrobat reader, which you can download free.


Subscriptions to Technology News are free. We welcome readers' comments, questions, and suggestions.

For more information

For permission to reprint articles, contact Marcia Brink, Communications Manager,, 515-294-9480


Any reference to a commercial organization or product in this newsletter is intended for informational purposes only and not as an endorsement. The opinions, findings, or recommendations expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of LTAP sponsors. The materials herein are provided for general information, and neither LTAP nor its sponsors represent that these materials are adequate for the purposes of the user without appropriate expert advice. ISU makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of any information herein and disclaims liability for any inaccuracies.

Equal opportunity statement

Iowa State University and the Center for Transportation Research and Education provide equal opportunities and comply with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act in programs and employment. Call the Affirmative Action Office, 515-294-7612, to report discrimination.


Contact Iowa LTAP
2711 S. Loop Drive, Suite 4700
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-294-8103
FAX: 515-294-0467