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Website: www.ctre.iastate.edu/

Iowa State University--Becoming the Best

Improving Transportation for Large Scale Events Within the State of Iowa

Image: Iowa State Fairgrounds parking

Iowa State Fairgrounds parking

Image: Iowa State Fair traffic control staff

Iowa State Fair traffic control staff

Image: Iowa State Fair dynamic message sign for shuttle

Iowa State Fair dynamic message sign for shuttle

Image: Iowa State Fair portable dynamic message sign for shuttle

Iowa State Fair portable dynamic message sign for shuttle

Researcher(s)

Principal investigators:

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Project status

Completed

Start date: 11/01/06
End date: 10/31/07

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Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation

Partner(s): ITERIS

About the research

Abstract:

The development of  Special Event Management Strategic Plans for individual events throughout Iowa focused on improving travel, safety and efficiency to and from Iowa’s largest traffic-generating events through the review of event-specific traffic management components. Initially, three events were selected:
• Iowa State Fair
• Iowa State University Home Football Games
• University of Iowa Home Football Games