• AViD 2014

    It's Raining Authors!

    The 2014 season of the popular Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) series from the Des Moines Public Library. All AViD author events are free and open to the public.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • One of the Best Cities for Jobs

    Des Moines ranks #2 on Forbes 2012 list of Best Cities for Jobs.

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  • Ash Tree Insect Alert

    Information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB) are presented here so city residents can be informed about the city’s plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and so they can make plans to manage ash trees on private property.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

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Park and Ride Operation

 

Center Street Park & Ride Parking Garage, 1st & 2nd Hours -- $1.00/Hour. Additional Hours $.50/Hour

830 - 6th Ave, 904 Vehicle capacity 12 Hour Max. - $5.00 / 24 Hour Max. - $6.00, Floater - $63/Month

Preferred - $75/Month, Event Parking - $5.00 (Pre-Pay)

Access to the LINK Shuttle

LINK Shuttle Route Information: 2011 Dart Bus Schedule (still current) LINK Shuttle Route Operates Mon.-Fri. 5:30am to 6:30pm

 

Childtime Learning Center

Childtime Learning Center: 610 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 243-4366 or

(877) 624-2602, Director: Amy Hutt 1701@childtime.com

 

City of Des Moines Municipal Parking Garages are managed by ABM System Parking. ABM can be reached at (515) 243-8442 or ampcodesmoines@abm.com


 

 

For answers on how to Participate in any of the Park and Ride Programs:

Please contact ABM System Parking, the contracted operator of the Center St. Park & Ride, at (515) 243-8442 or,

The City of Des Moines Traffic & Transportation Division at (515) 283-4973.