DART Forward 2035: Year Five Update Events

Community members are invited to attend a variety meetings, including public meetings hosted by DART and organization meetings for members only, to give input about transit in the region and the DART Forward 2035 Plan. Meetings listed as closed are not open to the public and are for organizations members only.

Phase 2 Meetings (Past)

Public meetings at:

  • DART Central Station (3)
  • Valley Junction Community Center, West Des Moines
  • Pleasant Hill Public Library
  • DMACC Southridge
  • Franklin Avenue Public Library
  • Johnston Public Library
  • Urbandale Public Library
  • Altoona Public Library
  • Kirkendall Public Library, Ankeny
  • Des Moines North Public Library

 

Drop by meetings at:

  • DART Central Station (3)

 

Meetings with the following area organizations:

  • Altoona Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Group
  • Ankeny Chamber of Commerce - Taste of Ankeny
  • Ankeny City Council
  • Bondurant City Council
  • Central Iowa Center for Independent Living
  • Clive City Council
  • Cognizant
  • Des Moines City Council
  • Des Moines City Managers
  • Des Moines East and South Chamber
  • Des Moines Neighbors Association
  • Downtown Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
  • Emerging Leaders
  • First Christian Church
  • Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation Art Bus Unveiling in Valley Junction
  • Grimes City Council
  • Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association
  • Johnston Chamber of Commerce - Jammin' in Johnston
  • Johnston City Council
  • Lighthouse Community Church
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Des Moines
  • Nationwide
  • Pleasant Hill City Council
  • Polk County Quarterly Provider Meeting
  • Polk County Housing Continuum Service Council
  • PRSA of Central Iowa 
  • Refugee Alliance
  • Urbandale City Council
  • VA Central Iowa
  • Voya
  • Waukee City Council
  • West Des Moines City Council
  • Windsor Heights City Council

Update, March 2016

DART is wrapping up its first phase of meetings, including of public meetings, public drop by meetings and closed meetings with several area organizations, to garner initial thoughts about the future of transit in Des Moines.

Phase two of the year five updates to the DART Forward 2035 Plan includes drafting updates based on survey results and feedback received in phase one. Included will be a second round of meetings this fall to garner feedback on the proposed updates to the DART Forward 2035 Plan. .

Phase 1 Meetings (Past)

Public meetings at:

  • Altoona Hy-Vee
  • Ankeny City Hall
  • DART Central Station
  • DMACC Southridge
  • Hy-Vee
  • Johnston Library
  • North Side Public Library
  • Pleasant Hill Public Library
  • Urbandale Public Library


Drop by meetings at: 

  • DART Central Station
  • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • South Suburban YMCA


Meetings with the following area organizations:

  • Ankeny City Council
  • Bondurant City Council
  • Capitol Crossroads
  • City of Waukee
  • Clive City Council
  • Des Moines Compliance Plan and Walkability Study
  • Des Moines MPO (Technical and Communications Teams)
  • Des Moines Neighborhood Revitalization Board
  • Des Moines Public Schools
  • Des Moines Refugee Planning Coalition
  • Downtown Des Moines and Historic East Village Neighborhood Association
  • Downtown Des Moines Neighborhood Association
  • Freedom Home Healthcare
  • Greater Des Moines Committee
  • Greater Des Moines Partnership, Chamber Affiliates
  • Grimes City Council
  • Johnston City Council
  • Kiwanis Club of Johnston
  • Mid-Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Federation of the Blind of Iowa
  • Nationwide
  • Northeast Neighbors, Inc.
  • Physical Capitol Meeting
  • Pleasant Hill City Council
  • Polk County Continuum of Care
  • Polk County Health Services
  • Polk County Housing Trust Fund Board
  • Polk County Supervisors
  • Transit Future Work Group
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
  • West Des Moines City Council
  • West Des Moines Rotary Club
  • Windsor Heights City Council

 

 

 

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