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Iowa Code Title VIII. Transportation [Chs. 306-330B] § 307.22. Planning and programming activities

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1. The department's administrator responsible for transportation planning and infrastructure program development shall:

a. Assist the director in planning all modes of transportation in order to develop an integrated transportation system providing adequate transportation services for all citizens of the state.

b. Develop and maintain transportation statistical data for the department.

c. Assist the director in establishing, analyzing, and evaluating alternative transportation policies for the state.

d. Coordinate planning duties and responsibilities with the planning functions carried on by other administrators of the department.

e. (1) Annually report by July 1 of each year, for both secondary and farm-to-market systems, miles of earth, granular, and paved surface roads; the daily vehicle miles of travel; and lineal feet of bridge deck under the jurisdiction of each county's secondary road department, as of the preceding January 1, taking into account roads whose jurisdiction has been transferred from the department to a county or from a county to the department during the previous year. The annual report shall include those roads transferred to a county pursuant to section 306.8A.

(2) Miles of secondary and farm-to-market roads shall not include those miles of farm-to-market extensions within cities under five hundred population that are placed under county secondary road jurisdiction pursuant to section 306.4.

(3) The annual report of updated road and bridge data of both the secondary and farm-to-market roads shall be submitted to the Iowa county engineers association service bureau.

f. Advise and assist the director to study and develop highway transport economics to assure availability and productivity of highway transport services.

g. Perform such other planning functions as may be assigned by the director.

2. The function of planning does not include the detailed design of highways or other modal transportation facilities, but is restricted to the needs of this state for multimodal transportation systems.

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