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MEDIA ADVISORY: Downtown Parking Press Conference

August 27, 2015

Join the City of Des Moines, Urban Land Institute Iowa and the Greater Des Moines Partnership at a news conference detailing a new pilot program to promote walkability and business activity in Downtown Des Moines.

What: City and community leaders will discuss a pilot program in which parking meters on Locust Street, Mulberry Street and Seventh Street in Downtown Des Moines will have parking restrictions lifted.

When: Tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 28, 1 p.m.

Where: Cowles Commons, 4th and Locust, Downtown Des Moines

Who: Frank Cownie, Mayor of Des Moines, Scott Sanders, Des Moines City Manager, Larry James, Chair, Urban Land Institute Iowa and Counsel at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Media Availability: Mayor Cownie, Sanders and James will be available for interviews following the news conference.

Photo Opportunities: New signage will be placed on the meters on-site immediately following the news conference.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.

Media Contact
Tiffany Tauscheck, Greater Des Moines Partnership, (515) 491-9350 or ttauscheck@DSMpartnership.com

Kyle Oppenhuizen, Greater Des Moines Partnership, (641) 780-7337 or koppenhuizen@DSMpartnership.com