Mar 05

2020 “Build a Better Mousetrap” Innovations (State and National)

Event Details

March 5, 2021


This free webinar will begin at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time)


Details to access the Webex webinar will be emailed along with a confirmation after you register.

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


Speaker: Keith Knapp, Iowa LTAP with 2020 Iowa competition winners (Page County, City of Des Moines, and Marion County). The Build a Better Mousetrap highlights innovative solutions to everyday challenges that local and tribal transportation professionals encounter. This presentation is focused on information about the local agency innovations that won the 2020 Build a Better Mousetrap (BABM) competition in Iowa and nationally. Those that were given an honorable mention nationally may also be presented. National results for the BABM competition can be found at

Speaker Bio

Keith Knapp is the Director of Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) of Iowa State University. He has more than 25 years of experience in transportation-related training, outreach/extension, and research. He has developed and been an instructor in local, state, and national training courses with a wide range of subjects and has taught traffic engineering, safety, and highway design at various universities. His research work has focused on the safety and operational impacts of roadway design and environmental characteristics (e.g., geometrics, cross sections, signing, weather, policies, deer, etc.). He is a registered professional engineer.