Category: Projects

"Active engagement by many partners wins the day."
—Tim Lane

MPO Asks for Ideas on Future of Transportation System

The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is starting the development of its next long-range transportation plan, Mobilizing Tomorrow. The plan will serve as the federally required long-range transportation […]

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GDMLI Sponsoring “Capital Crossroads: Leadership in Action”

The Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute (GDMLI) is sponsoring “Capital Crossroads: Leadership in Action” as part of its Daybreak Leadership Breakfast Series. This special program is focused on the corporate capital […]

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Latino Center Forum Rescheduled

The Latino Center public forum has been rescheduled due to snow.  The new date is: Wednesday, February 27 6:30-8 p.m. Same location: North High School – 501 Holcomb Avenue, Des […]

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Wellness Capital Releases Community Study Results

The popularity of wellness programs at work has grown dramatically since the turn of the century. But, do these programs work, and what kind of return can a business owner expect […]

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Latino Center for Central Iowa

Area residents have the opportunity to determine the fate of a potential Latino Center in Central Iowa. The Latino Forum, an offshoot of the Capitol Crossroads initiative, is exploring the […]

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Neighborhood Improvement

What if . . . ? The Capital Crossroads Neighborhood Improvement Sub-Committee invites you to a town hall meeting to share ideas for improving Des Moines’ neighborhoods …we had stronger […]

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New Mentorship Program Announced

Leaders of Capital Crossroads five-year regional vision plan have developed an inter-generational mentorship program as part of the Social Capital component of the plan. Community Connect: Mentors Inspiring Success sustains and […]

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Recent History of Greater Des Moines Vision Plans

Recent History of Greater Des Moines Vision Plans 1998 – Major Projects Task Force vision plan recommended the following projects: Public Events Center > Wells Fargo Arena World Food and […]

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Video: Alex Pearlstein & Angela Connolly

Alex Pearlstein of Market Street Services, and Angela Connolly, a Polk County Supervisor, reflect on the Capital Crossroads long-term planning project.

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