KCK seeks input on new sidewalk and trails plan

KCK is developing a new plan for sidewalks and trails, and looking for your input in a short online survey or in person at a public meeting. This is a great opportunity for anyone that lives, works, walks, or bikes in KCK! Attend a Public Meeting Monday, March 19, 11am-1pm Donnelly College 608 N 18th […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Polling shows strong public support for city-funded sidewalk program in the infrastructure bond

Opinion polling for the city’s proposed $800 million infrastructure bond shows that 72% of people would be more likely to vote yes if it included a city-funded sidewalk program that shifted the financial burden off of homeowners. This is second only to improving the condition and safety of the city’s existing streets and bridges. Current […]