Passenger Rail: Investing in Iowa's Future
Posted: Monday, October 17, 2011
Drive Time Des Moines, Downtown Community Alliance, and the Greater Des Moines Partnership are hosting a breakfast event to promote bringing Passenger Rail to the Greater Des Moines region. On Monday, October 24 at the Renaissance Savery Hotel Ballroom in Downtown Des Moines.
The event will be an information session for business and government leaders, “Passenger Rail: Investing in Iowa’s Future” from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. It will feature Michigan Republican State Representative Wayne Schmidt, Mayor Chris Koos of Normal, Illinois, and Mayor Matt Hayek of Iowa City. A continental breakfast will be provided.
Panelists will speak about their experiences with bringing passenger rail to their locales and why passenger rail is an important component of economic development strategies. To register, please go to: www.desmoinesmetro.com/events.
For more information, contact the Greater Des Moines Partnership at (515) 286-4950. Media inquiries should be directed to Dana Conn at (515) 286-4969 or firstname.lastname@example.org.