Community and Economic Development

Community Visioning Program

The small community of Lisbon was selected to participate in Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2011.

GPS + iPhones = Better data for safer routes and healthier kids

Participants in the I-WALK (Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit) project enter "walkability" data into an iPhone, which is then uploaded to an online digital map.

Mississippi Explorers

Visitors from throughout the country learn about life in Iowa through Road Scholar, an educational tourism program.

Iowa House Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

Visitors from throughout the country learn about life in Iowa through Road Scholar, an educational tourism program.

Municipal Professional Institute

Teresa Rotschafer, finance director for the City of Johnston, presents the elements of a city financial system at the 2011 Municipal Professionals Institute.

Special Places Mapping

Chris Riggert, ISU student intern, helps youth identify the special places in Monroe at a special places mapping workshop during the 2011 community visioning process.

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October 16, 2014 02:42 PM

Learn how ISU design students and the Iowa Retail Initiative (link to IRI page: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/communities/IRI)...

October 16, 2014 02:35 PM

Find out what ISU landscape architecture students have been doing at the Iowa Correctional Institution for women. Read more here.

This course will offer a hands-on introduction to GIS and all the essentials of
October 7, 2014 02:27 PM

This course will offer a hands-on introduction to GIS and all the essentials of Esri's ArcGIS software version 10.2. More detailed information can be found at...

David Peters
September 29, 2014 03:07 PM

Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the past decade in Iowa. The difference has contributed to a...

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September 12, 2014 09:40 AM

The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2014 program until Friday, October 24. Eligible communities are those with...

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