MoDOT to replace sidewalks under I-35 on the Westside

The final piece of MoDOT's I-35 renovation project comes next week with the replacement of sidewalks under the highway. At today's Downtown Council Infrastructure Committee, MoDOT announced that it will replace the curb and sidewalk on 20th Street, West Pennway/21st Street, and 25th Street. These sidewalks are important pedestrian connections between the Westside and the […]

Take the Kansas Bicycle and Pedestrian Survey

The Kansas Department of Transportation wants your input as it updates the 1995 State Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan. A lot has changed in the last decade. Communities have grown and changed. New infrastructure options like buffered bike lanes, sharrows, bike share, and cycletracks have joined the tried and true trail and bike lane. Attitudes have […]

Midtown sidewalks blocked by traffic control signage

The sidewalks along Belleview in Midtown are once again blocked by signs warning motorists of road closures related to the construction at the West Edge project. The photos below are represtentative of conditions on every block of Belleview between Westport Road and Ward Parkway, on both sides of the street. This is a violation of […]

City/DOJ finalize ADA settlement

City Hall and the US Department of Justice have reached a settlement on how the City will finally achieve ADA compliance for streets, sidewalks, and public buildings. 43rd Street at J.C. Nichols Parkway The Star reports that the agreement commits the City to making all public buildings fully accessible within three years, and to making […]

Celebrate National Walking Day with KC’s Car Free Challenge

April 4th is the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day, and we are celebrating in Kansas City by giving away an “I Walk KC t-shirt” in our ongoing Car Free Challenge.  All you have to do is log at least one walking trip be eligible for t-shirt drawing. Walk to walk, walk to lunch, walk […]