Map Making

The MPO offers its expertise in map-making for projects and programs that advance local or regional goals, especially those outlined in The Tomorrow Plan. This is one way the MPO functions as the lead agency of The Tomorrow Plan to assist with the implementation of its strategies.

Eligible Organizations

  • MPO Member Governments
  • Community Partners
  • Grant Applicants

Fees may apply. For more information on MPO’s map-making  services, call Dylan Mullenix at 515-334-0075 or email him at

Types of Maps

The MPO can create maps that are static (PDF) or interactive (GIS), using new or existing data sets.

  • Transportation infrastructure
    • Roadways
    • On-street bike facilities
    • Pedestrian facilities
    • Trails
  • Performance of transportation infrastructure
    • Bridge conditions
    • Pavement conditions
    • Crash data
    • Congestion
  • Natural areas
    • Rivers
    • Watersheds
    • Environmentally sensitive areas
  • Population
  • Employment
  • Environmental justice areas, defined as areas with higher-than-average concentrations of:
    • Persons 65 years old and older
    • Persons with disabilities
    • Persons with limited‐English proficiency
    • Non‐white population
    • Persons in poverty
    • Carless households
    • Single heads of households with children
  • Political boundaries
    • Federal
    • State
    • County
    • City
    • School district

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