The American Planning Association Iowa Chapter was awarded five honors for the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization during the Upper Midwest APA Conference in Dubuque, according to a new release. The awards, announced Thursday, include: Planning Award; Transportation Planning -- Complete Streets Initiative; Best Practice -- Iowa Data Bike; Urban Design -- Greater Des Moines Water Trails and Greenways Master Plan; and Planning Advocate -- Rick Tollakson, CEO of Hubbell Realty. Ben Champ, president of the APA Iowa Chapter, said, "The awards, which were selected by out-of-state judges, just reinforce that Central Iowa is being well served by the innovation and leadership of the Des Moines Area MPO."