Sophia S. Ahmad
(515) 286-4919

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Responses crucial to shape Capital Crossroads 2.0 regional planning for next five years

GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA – Capital Crossroads, the regional vision plan for Central Iowa, is launching the development of Capital Crossroads 2.0 with a community survey. The survey will help identify the issues and challenges that affect our competitive position and economic success and identify the key opportunities to continue our momentum as one of the country’s top-performing regions.

The community survey takes between 10-20 minute to complete. All responses are confidential, and community participation is crucial to be able to plan for the future success of our region. Click here to participate in the survey.

In 2011, the Capital Crossroads vision plan was launched to take Central Iowa to the next level of success. Since then, more than 650 volunteers have spurred hundreds of success across the plans 10 Capitals.

“Capital Crossroads has been embedded into the fabric of Central Iowa and has been held up as a national model,” said Bethany Wilcoxon, Director of Capital Crossroads. “Capital Crossroads 2.0 will build on the successes of the last five years and evaluate opportunities for our region in the next five years.”

Media inquiries should be directed to Sophia S. Ahmad, Vice President of Public Relations at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, which is one of six funding partners of Capital Crossroads. Ahmad can be reached by email at and by phone at (515) 286-4919.

About Capital Crossroads
Capital Crossroads is a bold but achievable vision pushing Central Iowans to dream big, not settle for good enough, think long term, and work together. Capital Crossroads brings together over 650 community volunteers to meet the challenges of the future while building on our past successes. It is in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Prairie Meadows, and the United Way of Central Iowa.