‘Dam-Less’ Downtown River Proposal Still Asking for Feedback
DES MOINES, Iowa - Tubing, kayaking, boating - you name it, and the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is envisioning it. "Don't we want something better for our downtown Des Moines? And not just make [the rivers] safe, but actually open them up for recreational use downtown," said Teva Dawson, a senior planner with the Des Moines Area MPO. "So that someday, we all could be tubing in downtown Des Moines."