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IOWA IDEAS 2019
OCTOBER 3-4 CEDAR RAPIDS

To provide a nonpartisan, statewide learning experience

designed to explore the key questions and big ideas that will shape the future of Iowa.

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CONFERENCE RECAP

Viability of gas tax as transportation infrastructure revenue source questioned

The two-year-old, 10-cent increase in Iowa's motor fuel tax is helping the state and local governments address challenges on ...

Shipping containers in high demand

While some may consider Iowa a flyover state, there's no arguing it's a drive-through state....

What's needed for autonomous cars to come to Iowa?

CEDAR RAPIDS - Autonomous vehicles have the potential to send waves of change through Iowa and the country, but the technolog...

The road to autonomous cars: Are Iowans ready to get behind the wheel?

Decades ago, electronic traction control and automatic emergency braking systems were cutting edge and expensive, recalled Da...

Courtney Bernard, of National League of Cities' Center for City Solutions, to keynote transportation track

Courtney Bernard, senior communications associate for the Center for City Solutions at National League of Cities (NLC), will ...

Can Iowa keep up with what it needs to ship?

They are common sights for Iowans. Trucks driving down the highway, two or three at a time, pulling grain, chemicals, the occ...

Opportunities and challenges for freight in Iowa

Freight was the focus of discussion Tuesday at the Iowa Ideas transportation symposium in Davenport....

Transportation symposium: Ideas for regional collaboration discussed

Thanks to all who attended our first Iowa Ideas transportation symposium, hosted this week in Des Moines, which was dedicated...

Should Iowa change its interstate speed limit?

Driving across the newly constructed interstate system in a brightly colored Thunderbird before the days when cruise control ...

CONFERENCE RECAP

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