The next community input session for Downtown DSM: Future Forward is scheduled for 3-6 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Wellmark YMCA, 501 Grand Ave. Participants will have the opportunity to help shape the vision and action plan to help position the downtown district for short-term economic recovery and long-term economic vitality. People are encouraged to attend and interact with a series of displays on emerging ideas, including vision/goals, transportation, recreation and more. Planners will be present for informal conversations and answer questions. Additional community input opportunities are available online, where residents can find interactive maps, take a survey or sign up to participate in a focus group discussion. Downtown DSM: Future Forward is a collaboration with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Bravo Greater Des Moines, Catch Des Moines, City of Des Moines, Des Moines Regional Transit Authority, Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce, Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, FuseDSM, Operation Downtown and Polk County. Downtown DSM: Future Forward will also roll into the Capital Crossroads regional vision plan, which will be updated in 2022.