The Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments is an association of local governments that is committed to identifying, securing, and coordinating local, regional, and federal government projects and programs for the enhancement of our region and member communities.

Pedestrian & Bicycle Planning

INRCOG is actively involved in local and statewide pedestrian and bicycle planning initiatives. INRCOG staff have extensive experience helping cities with trail and bikeway development, pedestrian planning, trail wayfinding signs, on-road bicycle improvements, and safety improvement projects.

INRCOG has been involved with Healthy Hometown, Blue Zones®, and the development of Complete Streets policies in Waterloo and Cedar Falls. INRCOG staff actively participate on the Waterloo Complete Streets Advisory Committee and Cedar Falls Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

Do you have an idea for improving walking and bicycling in your community? Do you want to know the best practices, safety considerations, and potential funding sources for your next sidewalk, trail, or bikeway project? Contact Kyle Durant or Aldina Dautović to get started.


Interactive Cedar Valley Trails Map

Interactive Cedar Valley Water Trails Map

2023 Cedar Valley Trails & Recreation Guide

Plans & Policies

MPO Pedestrian Master Plan

Waterloo Complete Streets Policy

Cedar Falls Complete Streets Policy

Studies & Reports

2022 Waterloo Bikeability Assessment Report

2021 Waterloo Walkability Assessment Report

Cedar Valley Trails Wayfinding Signage

2011 MPO Safe Routes to School Study

Additional Resources

Cedar Valley Water Trails Website