Feasibility Studies

The Des Moines Area MPO regularly conducts studies to review the feasibility of building or implementing new infrastructure, services or programs. Studies that are underway are listed under MPO Initiatives. Studies that have been completed are listed here.


Iowa DOT Ramp Metering Feasibility Study Executive Summary – April, 2014
Ames-Des Moines Feasibility Study – August, 2014
Des Moines Rail Transload Feasibility Study – June, 2014
On-Street Bikeway Feasibility Study – August, 2014
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Readiness Study – August, 2014
I-35/80 at Highway 141 Interchange Operations Study – February, 2013
IA 5-US 65 Interstate Designation Final Report – June, 2012
Commuter Rail Feasibility Study for the Des Moines, Iowa Metropolitan Area – June, 2000
Trans-Iowa/Illinois Freight Corridor Study – June, 2007