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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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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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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Report: Central Iowa trails busiest in May – Bike Month The month of May – Bike Month – was the busiest month of the year in 2016 for the paved […]

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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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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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