Cycletrack to be first phase of North Kansas City’s Complete Streets makeover for Burlington Road

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The City of North Kansas City has a brand new Complete Streets vision for Burlington Road to make a greener, more welcoming place for all modes of transportation, future redevelopment, the quality of life for NKC residents. Improvements will include enhanced transit stops, landscaping, and stormwater runoff and retention improvements.

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NKC is on track to build the KC metro area’s first-ever cycletrack.

$3.5 million in federal funding is anticipated by late 2019, and the cycletrack could be ready for biking by 2020. We know of a few other protected bike lane projects in the works around the region, but this is the only two-way protected bike line in the pipeline. Research from People for Bikes shows that separated facilities like protected bike lanes are an evidence-based innovation that are proven to get more people biking more often.

Cycletrack connecting with enhanced bus stops

Cycletrack connecting with enhanced bus stops

BikeWalkKC served on the steering committee for the Burlington Corridor Plan, and we are very excited to see North Kansas City becoming a leader for sustainable, multi-modal transportation in the KC region!

Visit North Kansas City’s Burlington Corridor project page for more information, future updates, and to view the full plan for Burlington.

Renderings by Confluence.

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