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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Hubbell Realty President and CEO Rick Tollakson has received a national award for his leadership to establish “water trails” on 150 miles of rivers and creeks in Greater Des Moines. […]

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Iowa Data Bike looks out for future of paved trails People working to preserve and promote the more than 600 miles of paved trails in Central Iowa have a new […]

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The public is invited to provide comment May 26 to July 12, 2017, on the DRAFT Transportation Improvement Program for Federal Fiscal Years 2018-2021. The Transportation Improvement Program, or TIP, lists surface […]

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  The public and members of the media are invited to the Planners’ Bike Ride and unveiling of the new Iowa Data Bike. City, county, and state planners have played […]

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