Greater Des Moines’ low unemployment rate and reasonable cost of living make it an attractive place to live, but this balance can be precarious and not without future risks, especially […]

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MPO Mini-Workshops The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization offers 30-minute mini-workshops in the areas of transportation, land-use, and sustainable development to improve regional understanding of the impact and process […]

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Urbandale Mayor Bob Andeweg, Policy Committee member of the Des Moines Area MPO, was named Des Moines Business Record Forty Under 40 Alum of the Year. The MPO congratulates Mayor […]

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Dylan Mullenix, AICP, was one of 40 local business leaders recently named to the Des Moines Business Record’s 18th annual list of Forty Under 40 honorees. Chosen by past award […]

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With $75,000 grant, pilot project seeks to improve health with walkable schools Getting to school in the most healthful way — by walking or biking — will become an easier […]

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The Transformational Transportation Technologies Workshop will feature Ben Pierce of HDR Inc. The event will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 3, at the MPO office, 420 Watson Powell […]

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Public comment sought on MPO grant applications Residents of Greater Des Moines are invited to share their opinions on which local transportation projects they would like to see receive funding […]

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Speaker Daniel Parolek makes case for “Missing Middle Housing” Aging Boomers want a different kind of housing than earlier generations – more walkable, urban environments that foster human interaction and […]

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With complete streets projects, cities invite healthful use by active people Four new Complete Streets Tactical Starts projects are on-the-ground and making it easier for people to walk, bike, and […]

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