Des Moines Area MPO recognized nationally for Outstanding Overall Achievement The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has garnered national recognition as an innovative leader in the field, whose work […]

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Des Moines Area MPO recognized with five statewide awards The American Planning Association Iowa Chapter yesterday announced five awards for the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization during the Upper […]

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Expert Don Shoup speaks in Des Moines on “Parkability: The Price and Politics of Parking” Set the right price for curb parking. Return parking revenue to pay for local public […]

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Speaker: Form-based zoning is quicker for developers, better for communities Developing properties is quicker, more predictable, and often more profitable for developers in cities with form-based zoning codes – which […]

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The Des Moines Area MPO is a national model of an intermodal transportation planning agency, establishing best practices across the country. That’s the one-line takeaway from the recently completed 2017 […]

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Save the Date: The 17th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference is February 1-3, 2018, in San Francisco. The conference will draw a national, multi-disciplinary audience of leaders and […]

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New online tool lets Iowa companies find empty containers and save on shipping Iowa companies looking to lower shipping costs are invited to explore a new online tool called Container […]

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MPO funding announced for projects advancing regional goals The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has awarded more than $13 million to 16 transportation projects that improve Greater Des […]

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