AMES, Iowa – June 28, 2012 – The Iowa Department of Transportation will be conducting a rest area users’ opinion survey in June and July to assist in planning for future rest area needs.
The same survey will be conducted in a variety of ways.
• Anyone can take the survey online at http://www.IowaDOTRestAreaStudy.com/ beginning June 28 through July 16.
• Rest area visitors to the Wilton, Osceola, Cedar Rapids, Onawa, Pacific Junction, Waukee, and Dows facilities will be asked to participate in-person surveys during daytime hours June 28-30 and July 12-14.
• Surveys will be send via email (if address is available) or regular mail to all of the state’s registered commercial motor carriers.
• Printed surveys will be made available at all rest areas and weigh stations during the study period.
The survey has been designed to be completed in three to five minutes.